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Light Fixture

Description

Round styles shaped with side brackets enclose cylindrical etched glass shade with view of Brooklyn Bridge on each side surrounded by geometric and foliate forms. Originally gas, now electric. General East Lake decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Subject Brooklyn Bridge. Original To Bowen Family House (Brooklyn, N.Y.). Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
brass (alloy)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Bridge
bridges (built works)
ceiling fixtures (lighting fixtures)
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Fixture, Ceiling
Fixture, Lighting
Glass
glass (material)
Dimensions
40 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.563
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64454

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