For examples of indoor lighting in art and illustration see A History of Home Lighting. Below is a collection of art featuring outdoor lighting and hand-held lanterns. When I was looking for reference a while back it was hard to find, but I’ve since noticed lighting and lanterns everywhere.
I am out with lanterns
Looking for myself Emily Dickenson MONET REFUSES THE OPERATION
a poem by Lisel Mueller (1924–2020)
Doctor, you say there are no haloes
around the streetlights in Paris and what I see is an aberration caused by old age, an affliction.
) the rest is at Poetry Foundation Kyrian Kostandi, (Russian 1852 – 1921) Maundy Thursday in the North, 1904 lantern ‘The Fairy Lantern’ 1937 Illustrated by Grace Jones From ‘The Story Wonder-Book’ The cover of children’s novel Where The Red Fern Grows but with retrievers not coon hounds. The art is by Robert McGinnis. Ludwig Munthe (Norway 1841-1896) Snowy Road with figures in lamplight. 1891 or 92 ‘The Children’s Shakespeare’, told and chosen by Alice Spencer Hoffmann. Illustrated by Charles Folkard. J.M. Dent and Sons. 1911 Uwe Hänstch – The Snow Queen Joseph Christian Leyendecker Medieval Merry Christmas, ca. 1926 William Stewart MacGeorge (Scottish, 1861–1931). Halloween, ca. 1911. The children are carrying candle lanterns carved from root vegetables Russell Sambrook (1891-1956), American illustrator. Union Carbide advertising The Hardy Boys The Flickering Torch Mystery 1943 Adventure of Fairborough’s Farm The Mystery of the Hidden House by Enid Blyton Five Finder Outers 6 Illustration for Ladies’ Home Journal, 1905, by Harrison Fisher (1877-1934) A.G Sherwood – Jubilee Procession in a Cornish Village, 1897 June 1921 The Ladies Home Journal Magazine cover art The Lights of London, Cannon Street Station c.1924 Samuel Harry Hancock Cisley Mary Barker, English, 1936 3 Way Hurricane Lantern advertisement 1957 Diogenes’ Deadly Lamp Baffling Mysteries September 1952 Marie-Madeleine FRANC-NOHAIN [1878-1942] Alphabet In Pictures 1933 lantern Lamplighter by Frank Godwin (1889-1959) Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) New York Street With Moon 1925 1972 The Taken Girl Wincenty Trojanowski (Polish, 1859 – 1928) light Luther Emerson Van Gorder – Japanese Lanterns (1861-1931) Charles Courtney Curran Lantern from 1904 magazine Blanco y negro by Sancha Eugen Osswald Maxfield Parrish, (1870 – 1966) The Lantern Bearers, 1908 J.C. Leyendecker (1874-1951) for a 1937 edition of The Saturday Evening Post AKIRA, KATSUHIRO ÔTOMO (1988) 1968 Lemon Kelly E.W. Kelly back cover Virgil Finlay Louis Wain (English, 1860-1939) SEE ALSO A Brief History Of Home Lighting READ AT MY OTHER BLO G