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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Photograph, dancer Cleo De Merode, 1902

Photograph, dancer Cleo De Merode, 1902

Photograph, young woman putting needle on record "Victrola" brand phonograph, 1908

Photograph, young woman putting needle on record "Victrola" brand phonograph, 1908

Illustration, Paris restaurant servers, 1909

Men's apron, apron without pocket, apron with Breton bib, chef's apron
Paris, 1909

Mrs. Patrick Campbell, actress, full-length portrait, seated at small table, holding pet dog, 1901

Mrs. Patrick Campbell, actress, full-length portrait, seated at small table, holding pet dog, 1901

Woman in furs at wheel of open carriage Pierce-Arrow motor car, 1906

 Woman in furs at wheel of open carriage Pierce-Arrow motor car, 1906

Portrait of 3 sisters from the Spencer family, 1902

Portrait of 3 sisters from the Spencer family, 1902

The First Lady of Texas", Ima Hogg, 1900

The First Lady of Texas", Ima Hogg, 1900

Furrier`s work for the world-fashion 1900 in Paris

Furrier`s work for the world-fashion 1900 in Paris

Furrier`s work for the Exposition Universal Paris 1900

Furrier`s work for the Exposition Universal Paris 1900

Light bulb, Electric World April 22, 1893

Light bulb, Electric World April 22, 1893

58 Illustrations, lamps and lighting through the ages

Lighting through the ages. Antiquity: 1. Prehistory. - 2-3. Egyptian - 4-5. Assyrian. 6-13. Roman. - 14-15. Carthaginian. - 16-17.Merovingian period. - Middle age and modern times: 19-20. 11th century. - 21. 12th century. - 22. 13th century. - 23-24. 14th century. - 25-26-27.15th century. - 28. 16th century. - 29. 17th century. - 30-31. 18th century. - Contemporary period: 32. (original) Argand lamp. - 33-34. (Antoine Quinquet's improved) Argand lamp. - 35. Stephenson (Geordie) lamp (mines). - 36. Street light. - 37. Davy lamp. - 38. Air-fed wick lamp (theatre). - 39. Railway lamp. - 40. Carcel lamp. - 41. Gasifier. - 42. Auer (gas) lamp with gas mantle. - 43. Gas street lighting (regular burner). - 44. Gas street lighting (high intensity burner). - 45. Auer (petrol) lamp. - 46. (Air-fed) petrol lamp. - 47. Incandescent (electricity). - 48. Lighthouse (electricity). - 49. Mine lamp (electricity). - 50. Incandescent (electricity) [street light]. - 51. Arcl light (electricity). - 52. Acetylene lamp (burner). - 53. Acetylene lamp (bycicle). -54. Acetylene lamp (lamp). - Japan: 55. Street light. - 56. Transportation (rickshaw). - 57. Lantern for funerals. - 58. Portable lantern.

Chandelier, 1890

Chandelier, 1890

Chinois, an elaborate lamp shade early 20th century

Chinois, an elaborate lamp shade early 20th century

*some might call it a lampshade, but I see a really nice dress for a paper doll!