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Manmade Light
To supplement ambient light from the windows, Elmslie designed five metal pendant lights with glass half-domes for the living room. The Chicago firm of Robert Jarvie, well known in the areas of metalwork and furniture, executed these fixtures. The light they cast was augmented by the standing lamp, reading lamps, or candles, if numerous guests were present. next stop >

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