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Snapshots

  1. I wonder how they put this on a marble wall

    Snapshot Title: I wonder how they put this on a marble wall
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    do you think it is wireless?



  2. what kind of bird is this

    Snapshot Title: what kind of bird is this
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    why choose it? It is eating something too - what is it eating and why depict it so?



  3. leaf

    Snapshot Title: leaf
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    what kind of leaves are these



  4. Why such elaborate lighting for a train station?

    Snapshot Title: Why such elaborate lighting for a train station?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    we live in an era where trains are not considered as luxurious a mode of travel but why back then were train stations so elaborately created?



  5. what kind of flower is this?

    Snapshot Title: what kind of flower is this?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Why is it used here?



  6. what symbo is this?

    Snapshot Title: what symbo is this?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    A beak, lion paws and wings?



  7. The artitst

    Snapshot Title: The artitst
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Here is a link to this artist and his work. WHy do you think he was selected to create these lampstands?



  8. Sterling Bronze Co, NY

    Snapshot Title: Sterling Bronze Co, NY
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    See what you can find on the history and location of this company and does it still exist? Why is Bronze used instead of other metals?



  9. Why claws?

    Snapshot Title: Why claws?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Light stand in chicago union station
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Why would you design a lampstand with claw feet? There is a history for this - see if you can find out why?