What happened before there was electricity?
It is quite mechanically and one « turn the lights on » when the twilight falls. What do you know about, what was going on, before there was electric lighting? If so, there are a candles and tallow candles coming to your mind. The good old oil lamps one has simply forgotten. But it’s not even been two centuries since, the time of the lighting began with the petroleum lamp, but the oil lamp were used already thousands of years. Tallow candles and their successors, the candles are additional light sources were found mostly in prosperous citizenry.
- From fire to the lampe
- The oil lamp
- The lamp in the Islamic world
- Afghan lamps
- Lamps of the Middle East and Africa
- Lamps for special Purpose
- Sacral lamps
- The lighting inside the Pyramids in ancient Egypt
- Comparison of lamps of the collection with lamps of museums worldwide
- Group Classification of Hephaestus collection
- Public lighting