Industrial electric lighting, 1880s

Industrial electric lighting, 1880s

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Caption: Industrial electric lighting. 19th-century artwork of electric lighting being in a shipyard during construction of a ship. The first practical electric lights were developed from the mid-19th century, with arc lights producing illumination far greater than gas or oil lamps. This enabled increases in industrial production. This wood engraving dates from circa 1888.

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