A fanlight is a form of lunette window, often semicircular or semi-elliptical in shape, with glazing bars or tracery sets radiating out like an open fan. It is placed over another window or a doorway, and is sometimes hinged to a transom. The bars in the fixed glazed window spread out in the manner of a sunburst. It is also called a "sunburst light".
Main door and fanlight, Joseph Priestley House in Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Hotel, Ariah Park, New South Wales
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