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Tour Eiffel lantern: 35cm (toy lantern, Louis Aubert, 1889)

image of  Tour Eiffel lantern: 35cm (toy lantern, Louis Aubert, 1889)

image of  Tour Eiffel lantern: 35cm (toy lantern, Louis Aubert, 1889)

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manufacturer: Louis Aubert

Nation of origin
Date of first manufacture
1889
Dimensions

height 35 cm (13.8 inches)

(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples may have varied slightly from these values).

Material(s)
metal / glass
Production
produced in quantity
Original retail price
unknown
Notes

This lantern for children was produced by the French company Aubert since 1889. It was made for the World Exhibition of 1889 in Paris (exposition universelle) for which architect Gustave Eiffel built the tower named after him.

Lucerna ID 2000142

Record created by and Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 October 2019

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