Lithophane Lamps Photos

Lithophane lamps use molded artwork molded on thin translucent porcelain panels. When seen against light they turn into grayscale scenes because thicker areas are dark and thinner sections are light.

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Lithophane lamp in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane lamp details of images created by varying thickness of glass at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane ceramic lamp shade showing President's House which Theodore Roosevelt renamed the White House. Buffalo, NY.Lithophane lamp where glass thickness creates images in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.
Lithophane lamp in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane lamp details of images created by varying thickness of glass at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane ceramic lamp shade showing President's House which Theodore Roosevelt renamed the White House. Buffalo, NY.Lithophane lamp where glass thickness creates images in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.
Lithophane lamp where glass thickness creates images in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.Gas lamp supported by bronze hunter & with lithophane glass shade at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Gas lamp lithophane image of young people on a donkey at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Gas lamp lithophane image of the White House at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.
Lithophane lamp where glass thickness creates images in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.Gas lamp supported by bronze hunter & with lithophane glass shade at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Gas lamp lithophane image of young people on a donkey at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Gas lamp lithophane image of the White House at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.
Gas lamp lithophane image of a mill on a waterfall at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Gas lamp lithophane image of two young girls at a fence at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Lithophane lamp shade with design in shadows caused by varying depth of glass showing Napoleon at Wildwood Manor House. Toledo, OH.Lithophane lamp shade with design in shadows caused by varying depth of glass showing Martin Luther at Wildwood Manor House. Toledo, OH.
Gas lamp lithophane image of a mill on a waterfall at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Gas lamp lithophane image of two young girls at a fence at Taft House NHS. Cincinnati, OH.Lithophane lamp shade with design in shadows caused by varying depth of glass showing Napoleon at Wildwood Manor House. Toledo, OH.Lithophane lamp shade with design in shadows caused by varying depth of glass showing Martin Luther at Wildwood Manor House. Toledo, OH.
Lithophane table lamp of armored warrior holding shade with design created by thickness of glass at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Lithophane lamp with design created by thickness of glass alone at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Lithophane lmp with design created by thickness of glass alone at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Lithophane lamp with design created by thickness of glass alone at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.
Lithophane table lamp of armored warrior holding shade with design created by thickness of glass at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Lithophane lamp with design created by thickness of glass alone at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Lithophane lmp with design created by thickness of glass alone at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.Lithophane lamp with design created by thickness of glass alone at Campbell House Museum. St. Louis, MO.
Lithophane lamp at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Lithophane oil lamp at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.

Lithophane lamp at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Lithophane oil lamp at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.


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