Book and candle

Book and candle

Book and candle

Books and lighted candle

Books and Candle

Books and lighted candle

A candalabrum is a stand or support on which the ancients placed their lamps. Candalabra were made in a variety of shapes and with much taste and elegance.

Candalabrum

A candalabrum is a stand or support on which the ancients placed their lamps. Candalabra were made in…

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be placed.

Antique Candelabrum Capital

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be…

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be placed.

Antique Candelabrum Capital

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be…

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be placed.

Antique Candelabrum Capital

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be…

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be placed.

Antique Candelabrum Capital

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be…

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be placed.

Antique Candelabrum Capital

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be…

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be placed. It has a profile of a figure in the center.

Antique Candelabrum Capital

The Antique candelabrum capital has a plate or cup like form on the top where a lamp or candle can be…

A cylinder of tallow, wax, spermaceti, paraffine, or other combustible substance, inclosing a wick, and used to furnish light.

Candle

A cylinder of tallow, wax, spermaceti, paraffine, or other combustible substance, inclosing a wick,…

A wax candle, lit..

Candle

A wax candle, lit..

A candle is a light source consisting of a solid block of wax and a wick. Pictured is a hand lighting the candle with a match.

Candle

A candle is a light source consisting of a solid block of wax and a wick. Pictured is a hand lighting…

"Wrought Iron Candle-Pricket; late 15th-century. Florentine work." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Candle-Pricket

"Wrought Iron Candle-Pricket; late 15th-century. Florentine work." —The Encyclopedia Britannica,…

A stream of burning vapor or gas; a blaze.

Flame

A stream of burning vapor or gas; a blaze.

"Flame. a, area of no combustion. b, area of partial combustion. c, area of complete combustion." -Foster, 1921

Flame Parts

"Flame. a, area of no combustion. b, area of partial combustion. c, area of complete combustion." -Foster,…

A girl with a book, staring at a lit candle.

Girl and candle

A girl with a book, staring at a lit candle.

An illustration of a young girl lighting a candle on a table.

Girl Lighting a Candle

An illustration of a young girl lighting a candle on a table.

A hand holding a candlestick.

Hand with candle

A hand holding a candlestick.

"With a lamp chimney or other large glass tube, a perforated cork, two pieces of glass tubing 4 and 15 inches long respectively, a bit of rubber tubing, a small lamp or candle, and two coverless crayon boxes, arrange apparatus as shown." — Avery, 1895

Lamp chimney and candle

"With a lamp chimney or other large glass tube, a perforated cork, two pieces of glass tubing 4 and…

"The intensity of light from a candle decreases proportionally with an increase in distance from the candle." -Comstock 1850

Dispersion of Light

"The intensity of light from a candle decreases proportionally with an increase in distance from the…

"Let a candle c, be placed on the inside of a box or tube, so that its light may pass through the plano-convex lens n, and strongly illuminate the object o. This object is generally a small transparent painting on a slip of glass, which slides through an opening in the tube. In order to show the figures in the erect position, these paintings are inverted, since their shadows are again inverted by the refraction of the convex lens m." —Comstock, 1850

Magic Lantern

"Let a candle c, be placed on the inside of a box or tube, so that its light may pass through the plano-convex…

An illustration of a man with a candle.

Man with Candle

An illustration of a man with a candle.

A moth being attracted to candle light.

Moth

A moth being attracted to candle light.

The Nun is a print that was designed by German artist Hans Holbein in 1538. It is part of a series called the "Dance of Death". It depicts a nun that has admitted her lover into her apartment while praying, death extinguishes the candles on the altar signifying the punishment of unlawful love.

The Nun

The Nun is a print that was designed by German artist Hans Holbein in 1538. It is part of a series called…

The Nun is a print that was designed by German artist Hans Holbein in 1538. It is part of a series called the "Dance of Death". It depicts a nun that has admitted her lover into her apartment while praying, death extinguishes the candles on the altar signifying the punishment of unlawful love.

The Nun

The Nun is a print that was designed by German artist Hans Holbein in 1538. It is part of a series called…

In Norse mythology, Nornagesta was fated by the three Norns: Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld. Urd and Verdandi gave him a rich, heroic life. Skuld said he would live no longer than a burning candle. Nornagesta kept the candle safe and hidden and lived to be 300 years old. King Olaf found the candle, burned it, and Nornagesta died.

Olaf and Nornagesta

In Norse mythology, Nornagesta was fated by the three Norns: Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld. Urd and Verdandi…

A sconce is a light fixture attached to the wall to support a a candle, torch, or bulb.

Sconce

A sconce is a light fixture attached to the wall to support a a candle, torch, or bulb.

"That the screw is a modified inclined plane, may be shown by winding a triangular piece of paper around a cylinder." — Avery, 1895

Diagram of a screw

"That the screw is a modified inclined plane, may be shown by winding a triangular piece of paper around…

An illustration of a squirrel wearing a robe and holding a candle standing near a four poster bed.

Squirrel Wearing Robe and Holding Candle Near Bed

An illustration of a squirrel wearing a robe and holding a candle standing near a four poster bed.

A squirrel with candle and robe going to bed.

Good Night Squirrel

A squirrel with candle and robe going to bed.

Outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Household Items Outline Tangram Card

Outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams,…

Solutions for outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Household Items Outline Solution Tangram Card

Solutions for outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made from tangram…

Silhouette outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Household Items Silhouette Tangram Card

Silhouette outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made from tangram pieces.…

Solutions for silhouette outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

Household Items Silhouette Solution Tangram Card

Solutions for silhouette outlines of household items (iron, pipe, kettle, cup, candle, hammer) made…

Also known as Myrica cerifera. A small tree native to North America. It is commonly used for candle-making, as well as a medicinal plant.

Branch of Wax Myrtle

Also known as Myrica cerifera. A small tree native to North America. It is commonly used for candle-making,…

An illustration of a woman blowing out a candle.

Woman Blowing Out Candle

An illustration of a woman blowing out a candle.