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Title
Torch Light Helmet, ca. 1892
Work Type
Costume
Metalwork
Helmets
Decorative arts
Torches (Lighting devices)
Date
ca. 1892
Material
Metal
Plating (metal coating)
Measurements
Helmet and torch (height): 11 in.
27.94 cm
Description
Metal torch light parade helmet with shiny plated finish. Molded eagle symbol has been affixed to the front of helmet
helmet band contains shield and anchor emblems. Helmet contains a wire bracket by which a small kerosene torch can be suspended above helmet's crown. Item donor Susan H. Douglas dates helmet to 1892, possibly on the basis of dated sales fliers advertising helmets of similar design.
Repository
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214
ID Number
2214.PD0069
Election
1892
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