Candle Chandeliers Photos

Public meeting buildings in Colonial America needed many concentrated candles so several styles of chandeliers were evolved and such styles survive even in the electric era.

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Bronze chandelier in Park Street Church. Boston, MA.Chandelier in Old South Church. Boston, MA.Organ, clock & chandelier of Old North Church. Boston, MA.Chandelier in dining room of Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.
Bronze chandelier in Park Street Church. Boston, MA.Chandelier in Old South Church. Boston, MA.Organ, clock & chandelier of Old North Church. Boston, MA.Chandelier in dining room of Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.
Chandelier in lobby of Beverly-Wilshire Hotel. Beverly Hills, CA.Tin chandelier from St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in East Plymouth, CT at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Tin chandelier from St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in East Plymouth, CT at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Chandelier with jousting knight in Haut Koenigsbourg. France.
Chandelier in lobby of Beverly-Wilshire Hotel. Beverly Hills, CA.Tin chandelier (c1792) from St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in East Plymouth, CT at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Tin chandelier (c1792) from St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in East Plymouth, CT at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Chandelier with jousting knight in Haut Koenigsbourg. France.
Brass chandelier by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin & made by John Hardman & Co. of England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Chandelier in Supreme court in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Chandelier at Oak Alley Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Chandelier in Basilica of Saint Louis. St. Louis, MO.
Brass chandelier (1853) by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin & made by John Hardman & Co. of England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Chandelier in Supreme court in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Chandelier at Oak Alley Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Chandelier in Basilica of Saint Louis. St. Louis, MO.
Chandelier in dining room at Wright's Hawthorn Hill. Dayton, OH.Chandelier at Hurlbut-Dunham House. Wethersfield, CT.Mt. Washington candle glass chandelier made in New Bedford in parlor at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.Chandelier in Counsel room at Grouseland. Vincennes, IN.
Chandelier in dining room at Wright's Hawthorn Hill. Dayton, OH.Chandelier at Hurlbut-Dunham House. Wethersfield, CT.Mt. Washington candle glass chandelier made in New Bedford in parlor at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.Chandelier in Counsel room at Grouseland. Vincennes, IN.
French crystal chandelier, wall sconces & Venetian mirror at Hower House. Akron, OH.French chandelier in parlor at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.English candelabra on jasperware base prob. by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.English candelabrum by F&C Osler of Birmingham flanked by pair of Bohemian goblets at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
French crystal chandelier, wall sconces & Venetian mirror at Hower House. Akron, OH.French chandelier (c1780) in parlor at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.English candelabra on jasperware base (c1785) prob. by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.English candelabrum (c1883) by F&C Osler of Birmingham flanked by pair of Bohemian goblets (2nd half 19th C) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
English green chandelier by F&C Osler of Birmingham at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Tin chandelier at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Candleholder from Ecuador at Museum of International Folk Art. Santa Fe, NM.Candelabras from Spain at Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Fe, NM.
English green chandelier (c1870-90) by F&C Osler of Birmingham at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Tin chandelier at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Candleholder from Ecuador (mid 20th C) at Museum of International Folk Art. Santa Fe, NM.Candelabras from Spain (18th & 19th C) at Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Fe, NM.

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