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Lampascope Boule (toy lantern, Lapierre et Cie, 1880s)

image of  Lampascope Boule (toy lantern, Lapierre et Cie, 1880s)

image of  Lampascope Boule (toy lantern, Lapierre et Cie, 1880s)

image of  Lampascope Boule (toy lantern, Lapierre et Cie, 1880s)

Type of hardware
Related organisations

manufacturer: Lapierre et Cie

Nation of origin
Date of first manufacture
1880s
Dimensions

length 27 cm (10.6 inches); width 16 cm (6.3 inches); height 33 cm (13 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

The Lampascope was intended for domestic use, designed to fit on top of a parlour oil lamp as shown in the illustrations.

Lucerna ID 2000161

Record created by and Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 October 2020

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