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Print - Pattern for lamp posts

Pattern for lamp posts

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Germany (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case WM, shelf 2, box F

This is a page from a trade catalogue, published in Germany in 1890. It shows a variety of designs for lamp posts. Trade catalogues like this introduced lines of products, with information and prices. This lithograph shows lamp posts inspired by candlesticks and candelabra, 1/16th of their original size.

Physical description

Print of a pattern for lamp posts, lithograph, from a trade catalogue.

Place of Origin

Germany (published)


ca. 1890 (published)



Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper


Height: 23.1 cm, Width: 30.1 cm

Object history note

When designing lampposts people naturally turn to candlesticks and candelabra for inspiration. This sheet is from a trade catalogue.

Descriptive line

Lithograph of a pattern for lamp posts, printed page from a trade catalogue, Germany, about 1890

Production Note

A page from a trade catalogue.

Subjects depicted

Lamp-posts; Trade catalogues


Prints; Images Online; Lighting


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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