Our electricians are back on the job today, installing new light fixtures on the exterior of the main house. We've replaced existing front entrance lanterns with new fixtures from the Bevolo Gas and Electric Company of New Orleans, hand made to order from unlacquered copper, with matching (though somewhat smaller) lamps for the dining room veranda doors. Let there be light!
The original light fixtures, with exterior conduits:
The new lanterns installed, all electrical wiring now chased into the walls and conduits removed:
Matching but somewhat smaller lanterns for the dining room verandah: