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Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lantern Sign
1875-1925
Unidentified
USA
Tin, glass, paint
Gift of John Almon Waterhouse
2009.043.1

Square Independent Order of Odd Fellows lantern sign. Originally painted black. Three sides have panes of painted glass. Each pane is yellowed with black text. One side reads, "Encampment 202." The other two sides have a tent symbol in the center and read, "IOOF / 202." The fourth side is covered, but has a central hole with a flap to insert the candle or lantern. Attached at top center is a round "chimney" with another cylinder laid horizontally on top. The topmost piece has glass at both ends.