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May 2009

Howard Thurston's Production Lantern's from 1912, that were also in John Hilliard's Collection.

 

Shown below are Howard Thurston's Production Lantern's from 1912, that were also in John Hilliard's Collection.

They are nesting lantern that could be produced lit.

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Shown below are 2 pieces of paper that were found with these lanterns.

The paper on the left (above) says "Large Folding Jap Lanterns For Production Box, Etc. About 1912 - Thurston - $6.50"

The paper on the right (above) says "Dear Doc, Recently I have acquired many effects and piece of magic and parts of the John Hilliard collection.  He lived in Rochester and this stuff was in an attic for these many years.  It is said to be Thurstons own items."

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