We are working on installing this fabulous ceiling light donated by Susan Priem.
We are working on installing this fabulous ceiling light donated by Susan Priem. (It’s not done yet) It was made by one of the most famous lighting designers at the turn of the last century, E.F Caldwell. Hepioneered electrical lights and gained notoriety by copying famous gas and candle lit lighting and making it electrical. He developed an absolutely huge business in New York which produced lighting not just for homes, but the biggest projects around the world like train stations, capitol buildings, banks, libraries, churches and even the Colombian Expo in Chicago (one of my favorite events in history). Two of his most important jobs were the White House renovation in 1902, and… More