Downloads: The House Chandelier

The Falling of the Chandelier in the House of Representatives, 1840.
Found by Ian Simmonds.
The Glass Club Bulletin of The National American Glass Club.
Number 210, Spring 2008, pp. 10-11.
The tragic tale of an enormous American-made cut glass chandelier that hung all-too-briefly in the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.
    A fine example of the stories waiting to be stumbled upon while digging through old newspapers.
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