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Hanging lantern (one of a pair)

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Unfulfilled by running a soap company in Buffalo, New York, Elbert Hubbard quit his job and searched for inspiration, first at Harvard, then on a walking tour of England. Hubbard found his muse when he visited Williams Morris's Kelmscott Press, which produced beautiful, artful editions of...

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Provenance

Probably of a set of lanterns made by Hunter for the main dining room at the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, New York; purchased from Robert Edwards, Rosemont, Pennsylvania, in 1980.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1903–08

Object Place for Label

East Aurora, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 76.2 x 40.6 x 15.2 cm (30 x 16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

1980.279

Medium or Technique

Copper, nickel silver, stained glass, leather

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Lighting Devices