This 6' diameter crystal electrolier (chandelier) hangs from the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda. A manual winch originally lowered it about 120' to the floor for maintenance, as seen in the ca. 1910 photograph.
Access Door of the Minnesota State Capitol Electrolier Open to Show Bulbs
Electrolier was the name for a fixture, usually pendent from the ceiling, for holding electric lamps. The word is analogous to chandelier, from which it was formed.
Electrolier in the Grand Staircase of Sheffield Town Hall, England
Electrolier in the National Farmers' Bank of Owatonna, Minnesota Postcard ca. 1910