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Oil lantern used by oysterman Ira Wright

Created by:
R. E. Deitz Company, American, founded 1840  Search this
Owned by:
Ira Samuel Wright, American, 1902 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
metal and glass
Dimensions:
13 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (33 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm)
Type:
lanterns (lighting devices)
Place used:
Wetipquin, Wicomico County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
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Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Franklin I. Wright
Object number:
2013.61.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd522bce1c0-5abb-4382-99b6-f11878f3631c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.61.3

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