Other Literature/Resources

Magazines (Print & On-line), Articles, sources of information regarding historical lighting

Zeitschriften (gedruckt & On-line), Artikeln, Information Quellen betreffend historische Beleuchtung

ArtLight Magazine, on-line magazine with contemporary works involving art & light. deutsch & english

Highlight Zeitschrift, gedruckte Beleuchtungs Industrie Zeitschrift, deutsch

Pressglaskorrespondenz, ein On-line, Privat publizierte Quelle für alles betreffend Pressglas, deutsch


chrysler.emuseum.com/collections – the on-line searchable database of the Chrysler Museum with a lot of glass, including many items from Tiffany and a large collection of Oil/Petrol lamps

Rakow Library, Corning Glass Museum – an enormous collection of every kind of publication about Glass. Website English, material in various languages

Venetian & Venetian Style Glass: https://renvenetian.cmog.org/  https://renvenetianstyle.cmog.org/
These websites and the accompanying videos have a wealth of information on Venetian Renaissance glass.

Article on British Home Lighting: http://www.buildingconservation.com/articles/lighting/lighting.htm

Webpage on Russian Chandeliers: http://ruscrystal.com/page/485

On-line Museum Databases with chandeliers etc.:

Note: these links should open a page with a search for “chandelier”, respective “Kronleuchter”, “Luster”, “Ljuskrona”. Other results may be obtained by using other descriptions, ie. “lamp” in the appropriate language. The following is a small selection, many more are available and being made available all the time. Please advise if you have found one that could be useful for other researchers!

Europe: https://classic.europeana.eu – this site is multi-lingual, the link is for Kronleuchter, chandelier, luster etc. all bring results here.

Belgium:  http://balat.kikirpa.be

Germany/Deutschland: https://nat.museum-digital.de

Preussische Schlösser: https://global.museum-digital.org


Brandenburgisches Glas https://themator.museum-digital.de

Hungary, Museum of Applied Arts https://collections.imm.hu/

Latvia, Catalogue of bronze chandeliers in Latvia, 17th – 18thC. http://latvijaslustras.lv

Lithuania, Chandelier Database from Alante Valtaite-Gagac : www.sietynupaveldas.lt

Sweden: https://digitaltmuseum.se

U.S.A. Metropolitan Museum https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/

Netherlands, Rijksmuseum https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/

U.K. National Trust http://www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk