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Antique 1700s Colonial Huge Witch Hat Folk Art Punched Tin Candle Lantern AAFA #NaivePrimitive

Antique Punched Tin Early Lighting Bird Cage Candle Lantern For Sale North Bayshore Antiques

18th Century Tin and Horn Candle Lantern $425.00

The next stop along the tour of my replica lighting apparatuses is this colonial-era wooden lantern. I've seen enough of these types of lanterns in various ...

Early Lanterns

Three early American tin lanterns, 19th c. - Price Estimate: $150 - $200

This is how my lanthorn looks when lit in the evening. It truly does give off a period glow unlike nearly any other I own.

Primitive Punched Tin Lantern

Yes, this is the one and the same style used on the show. Now, we know we cannot depend on Hollywood to teach us accurate history, but folks I've spoken to ...

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19th C RARE Round Tin Candle Mold Primitive

Another lantern that works well for 19th century but will handle the 18th century pretty good is this one made of tin. It is very close to originals I have ...

Rustic Tinners Lantern Tin Lantern

Early Country Antiques

availability of glass, cattle horn was heated and flattened thin enough to permit light to pass through, and these thin sheets of horn ...

Capture the Magic with this Tin Can Lantern Kids Craft

Here is a brass candle holder that looks just like a few I've seen in pictures of the inside of some of the homes in Colonial Williamsburg.

Old North Church Lantern that signaled Paul Revere to make his famous ride on. April 18, 1775. It is now in the care of the. Concord Antiquarian Society.

Antique 19thC TIN LANTERN COLLECTION *AS-IS* AAFA Primitive Hearth Lighting Barn

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18th 19th C Punched Tin Candle Lantern H 8"

I am not sure why this punch-tin (or pierced-tin) lantern, commonly referred to as the Paul Revere lantern, is associated with Paul Revere.

I found this for $15 from Lehman's in Ohio. You know, I honestly couldn't tell you if they used lanterns that looked like this one back in the day or not, ...

Colonial Tin Accent Lamp

Though electrified, the 'New Haven' wall sconce from Lanternland has a portable look

These were an alternative to lanterns and were used mainly around the house.

Colonia way of making dipped taper candles

I have seen this style of the back reflector in numerous photographs of colonial homes, but I am pretty certain the glass globe (or chimney) is not correct ...

You will learn how laura experiences life on the prairie. Students will make a tin can lantern and ...

Activities: Make Dipped Candles. When candle makers dip candles, the first dips are

Yep, I was a history geek even in my early days. I still re-read them every-so-often.

Modern gas street light in Berlin, Germany (2005)

A lamplighter lighting a gas streetlight in Sweden, 1953. By this time, remaining gas lamps were rare curiosities.

These chamber sticks I found were mostly pewter, and occasionally pottery. The porcelain ones are also pretty but somehow too fussy for my taste.

Hammerworks Colonial Ceiling Lights: Model # CL116 Handcrafted In Antique Tin Finish

Tin Punching Lesson Plan: Recycling for Kids - Art on a Shoestring (Making art

Hammerworks Colonial Tin Ceiling Lights With Seedy Glass CL114

... Gothic, Primitive, Nautical, Industrial, Art Deco, Colonial and Oriental style antique wall and ceiling lanterns. Our collection features pieces by ...

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This is the original first-order fresnel lens from the Gay Head Light. It shows two modifications used to create a flashing effect.

1725, by Jean-Baptiste Siméon

Various Aladdin Lamp Styles

This stereo slide transparency was made by a serious amateur photographer. This specific set of slides from the IPI study collection were mostly taken ...

Ancient civilizations had a high demand for raw materials, like clay, diverse rocks and, most of all, metals. These were required for buildings, crafts, ...

WWII German Reich Railway (DRB) brass carbide burner trainman's lantern c1942

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2; 3. 1.2 Methodology Conducting research on this particular building was ...

A major change in our quality of life in America:

colonial woman hand dipping candles

Note the enormous "bulls-eyes" in the original Cape Canaveral first-order lens, which is on display at Ponce Inlet, Florida. The bulls-eyes bend the light ...

Gaya Street in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah decorated with Chinese lanterns during the Chinese New Year.

A Little Background on Colonial Candle

In 0.5.0, you'll have the ability to produce lanterns that emit light in different colors! It really fits Christmas :)

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (1983-317) This chair was made (signed) by Benjamin Bucktrout, ...

Modern fueled lanterns[edit]

Despite mechanization, work was provided for scores of individuals including millers, millwrights, coopers, blacksmiths and shallopmen. This blacksmith' ...

Seven types, called "orders," of the lens were developed. The first three largest orders were for seacoast lights, while orders four through six were ...

A Chinese puppet show exhibited in front of a Chinese Temple in Kuching, the capital of Sarawak. National Geographic Magazine, c. 1919.

I DEDICATE THIS BOOK.

Print showing enslaved workers

This gelatin dry plate lantern slide was made by a member of an amateur photography club in the early twentieth century. As photographic technology advanced ...

Medieval candles on sale at local fair

Self reliant and resourceful, the colonists used whatever materials were at hand to fill their needs. According to Dexter Cirillo, “… the evolution of ...

John Bull and Bonaparte, one of many songs about Napoleon written during the Napoleonic Wars

Crutchfield's Store in 1928, on site of former James Anderson House ( Colonial Williamsburg Visual Resources collection, N4184).

Jaw-harp

#5-7 Minetta Street are neat 3-story brick apartments built with angles to tuck into the oddly angled intersection of Minetta, 6th and Bleecker.

Tavern sign

Image courtesy of Colonial Williamsburg.

An Elaborate Brass Wall Lamp: Made of brass and equipped with an Argand burner,

Shown here is a set of three tintypes with the same sitter depicted, from left to right, with a child, two women, and alone. These were all made on the same ...

Consumers have enjoyed relatively low gasoline prices for more than two years, thanks to a huge oil glut that drove down prices.

We had the afternoon free to explore the historic neighborhood of San Telmo, where layers of Buenos Aires's colonial past, such as its cobblestone streets ...

Figure 7 : Dabus dance; 36.

The new lanterns - work in progress, no textures yet

Tinware Fireside Accent Lanterns

The panes on this lantern are a modern compromise, being flakes of mica embedded in a resin material. The original lanterns most likely had thin panes of ...

This is the original first-order fresnel lens from the Gay Head Light. It shows two modifications used to create a flashing effect.

This 1909 postcard is not printed, but rather embossed and painted. The paint was likely applied with an airbrush. Embossed postcards were common in the ...

Various Aladdin Lamp Styles

Flint, steel, and tinder for indoor lighting and heating: boxes, dampers, charred linen. round tin tinderbox

The kitchen of the 1907 Evans House in California is dominated by a 1926 Smoothtop gas range, promoted for its compact cooking surface "that makes possible ...

Historical Artifacts

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Symphony of Lights

Mostly because this Good Place To Start…is a bad place to be.

Many blue-collar whites, key to Trump, criticize poor people as lazy and content to stay on welfare

... was made in late 2005. Notice the similarity of the finishes of these two lamps, - one that is only a few months old and the other that is easily ...

Tai Hang was once a mostly residential neighbourhood with mostly car repair shops, but these days it's a full-fledged foodie haven with hipster coffee shops ...