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Lighting


Candles and Matches

advice

candles in London

candles in 1850s/1860s

candle-making

lucifer matches (1) (2)

matches and tinder-boxes (1830s)

types of

Electric

benefits of

dangers of

electric companies

electric light

electric vs gas at Diamond Jubilee

first theatre to use to light (1) (2)

road-works

Gas

the "Boccius light"

gas companies

gas in the home (Cassells)

gas, various comments

history

incandescant mantles

keeping down costs

shop windows

street signs

'Illuminations'

Lamps

how to handle lamps

lamps in 1850s/1860s

oil/paraffin lamps

petroleum

spirit lamps

Traffic Lights

introduction of