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Glass ball lamp shades : Awnings gazebos.

Glass Ball Lamp Shades

glass ball lamp shades

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  • (Lamp shade) A lampshade is a fixture that covers the lightbulb on a lamp to diffuse the light it emits. Conical, cylindrical and other forms on floor-, desk- or table top-mounted as well as suspended lamp models are the most common and are made in a wide range of materials.

  • (Lamp Shade) The shade serves the important function of blocking the glare from a light bulb and is usually the most decorative part of a lamp. The lamp shade can be made of glass, fabric, metal, or other more creative materials.

  • (lamp shade) lampshade: a protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view

  • furnish with glass; "glass the windows"

  • a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure

  • A hard, brittle substance, typically transparent or translucent, made by fusing sand with soda, lime, and sometimes other ingredients and cooling rapidly. It is used to make windows, drinking containers, and other articles

  • Any similar substance that has solidified from a molten state without crystallizing

  • A thing made from, or partly from, glass, in particular

  • a container for holding liquids while drinking

  • form into a ball by winding or rolling; "ball wool"

  • round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"

  • Squeeze or form (something) into a rounded shape

  • Form a round shape

  • Clench or screw up (one's fist) tightly

  • musket ball: a solid projectile that is shot by a musket; "they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"

Memories From a Box

Memories From a Box

A set of memories within two broken covers
Cathedral towers in black and white
Cast iron symbol of a proud nation
White stone church on highest hill
Glass covered pleasure as views glide by
Artists at work under shady trees
Cobbles underfoot in a textured square

The dome of a hero above a granite tomb
A triumphal arch, and a grand avenue
Expo architecture, symmetry in stone
An old friend, probably a flame
A house in a suburb a garden to tame
Grand images of the city at night
Alive and with moving lines of light

A Collection of friends, now forgotten
Different journeys paths that part
Famous bridges over a rivers ring
Views from a hotel window and different string
Art card postcards to make you think
Sepia photos of a place once loved
Famous rock stars their tracks recalled
A pebble beach is not ignored
A school photo in gold trim frame
VW camper van broken down again

Stark picture of a 60’s tower,
A crane against a cloudy sky
Silhouette, a winter tree on a lonely hill
An abstract of the nails spill
A group of boys before the race
Two swans swimming on a silken lake
The 'Underground' sign on a London street
The expedition to Snowdon a photo to keep

A picture of a stone built abbey
There the very first photograph taken
And a double exposure of a very close friend
Still life images of oil lamp and pans
Together with the mechanism of a mantle clock
A wheeled waste bin atop a grid
A spider’s web outlined in frost
And a foggy day at the rivers edge
The Ball and chain from an industrial crane

A certificate won for playing the trumpet
A close up of an old door latch
A very old barn without its thatch
A fish eye view to distort the street
A fallen tree across the creek
The casting shadow as the sun goes down
Runner’s legs in a lens shown round
A Lake in winter cold and still
Flotsam at the waters edge
Pupil in shorts and a rugby shirt

A fox in close up on a local lawn
Ventilator grids shown at dawn
Helicopter hovers overhead
Tudor chimneys stand into the sky
Steel stairs fixed, black paint and rusting
Sculpture of a horse’s head
And a street scene in black and white
Pleasant view of a famous hill
Across a low stone wall close to home
A planet like view of an office space
The face of a youth in a very black place
The athletes preparing for the race
And a boy shown running to keep the pace

The way to the mountain a wide-open place
A solitary lake on the steep hillside
An old stone arch with crumbling door
A leaded lantern fixed to the wall
Waterproof cover to watch the waters fall
A window latch in shadow against a clapboard house
A sash window set in an old brick wall
Dappled shade before the autumn fall
And a road sign showing ‘Highway 61’
Sadly for him this is ‘No Direction Home’

Poem: Richard Walker 12 Dec 2008

Note: These lines describe photographs taken as they came out from an old box file that belonged to my late son, many of the pictures taken by him, and a few of my own from my youth. An interesting miscellany of images with a few verbal twists of my own! The picture is of that actual box file although the contents have since been resorted. I guess many of us will have a box like this one and I thought it would be good to write just a line or two to represent each photo it contained.



Caption reads:
(1) A spiral or red acrylic plastic forms base and shade.
(2) Satin-glass globe rests on folded slab of bronze-colored acrylic plastic.
(3) Can light swivels on ball-and-socket joint.
(4) Chrome cylinder supports silvered Tovi bulb.
(5) Black plastic strip is cantilevered to carry white platic shade.
(6) White translucent bulb encases small light bulb screwed into red ceramic base.
(7) and (8) Two versions of the same idea: "eyelids," adjusted by knobs, move across aperture to change direction of light and shape of beam.
(9) Molded-plastic hood uses transparent tubular bulb.
(10) Hand-operated eyelid is set in metal lamp.

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