American Lighting: 1840-1940

American Lighting: 1840-1940

by Nadja Maril


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A revolution in lighting took place in the last part of the nineteenth and the early part of the twentieth century. Nadja Maril explores the dramatic changes in lighting technology and form in this amply illustrated, informative volume.
Using color photographs and rare catalog material, American Lighting concentrates on domestic lighting, making it an important work for home restorers and decorators seeking to capture an authentic look in their homes. The informative text and history of the American lighting industry makes it a welcome, valuable addition to the literature for historians, collectors, and others, interested in the development of American design and technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887408793
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 08/04/1995
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nadja Maril and her husband, Cyril Patrick, are well-known dealers and authorities in antique lighting, living in Annapolis, Md.

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