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Colonial and Early American Lightingby Arthur H. Hayward
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This fascinating text presents what is probably the largest selection of antique lamps illustrated anywhere — 647 in all. Included are "Betty" lamps; petticoat and tumbler lamps; pierced tin lanterns; candle lanterns; Sandwich glass candlesticks; mantle and astral lamps; luster lamps, Bennington ware; chandeliers and other lighting devices in use up to the 1880s. Introduction.
Interesting text with what is probably the largest selection of antique lamps illustrated anywhere — 647 in all — deals with "Betty" lamps, petticoat and tumbler lamps, pierced tin lanterns, candle lanterns, and other lighting devices in use up to the 1880s.
Every lighting device: betty lamps, whale oil lamps, candle holders, chandeliers in most varied styles. Over 600 pieces illustrated.
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