Electric lighting

Let there be light! Amazing examples of electric lighting through the ages from the IET Archives collection. http://www.theiet.org/resources/library/archives/
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A Pilsen Electric Lamp from an article in the journal 'Engineering', 1882. IET Archives ref. SPT/P/I/14/21.

A Pilsen Electric Lamp from an article in the journal 'Engineering', IET Archives ref.

The Jablochkoff Electric Light on the Thames Embankment (c1881). IET Archives ref: SPT/P/I/14/11

The Jablochkoff Electric Light on the Thames Embankment IET Archives ref:

The first incandescent lamp from Joseph Swan. IET Archives ref. Ediswan catalogue NAEST 46/10 #lighting #histSTEM

The first incandescent lamp from Joseph Swan. IET Archives ref.

Drawing of a 'Lever Lamp, new type', n.d. c1900. IET Archives ref. SPT/P/I/14/58.

Drawing of a 'Lever Lamp, new type', n. IET Archives ref.

Watercolour of electric light fitting by Lucas and Pyke c1920s-1930s. IET Archives ref. NAEST 019. #lighting #interiordesign #histSTEM

Electrical light fitting from the Lucas and Pyke collection.

The Jablochkoff Electric Light (1881). IET Archives ref. SPT/P/I/14/11

The Jablochkoff Electric Light IET Archives ref.

Patent Improved Electric Arc Lamp of Messrs Jolin and Parsons (1883). IET Archives ref: SPT/P/I/14/13

Patent Improved Electric Arc Lamp of Messrs Jolin and Parsons IET Archives ref:

Central Electric Lighting Stations Advertising sheet (undated, c1880) IET Archives ref.: SPT/P/I/14/28

Central Electric Lighting Stations Advertising sheet (undated, IET Archives ref.

An example of electric lighting in a United States postal train carriage from 'Electric train lighting from the car axle' by J N Abbott, 1900.

An example of electric lighting in a United States postal train carriage from 'Electric train lighting from the car axle' by J N Abbott,

The first Swan commercial lamp, 1881. IET Archive ref. Ediswan catalogue NAEST 46/10. #lighting #histSTEM

The first Swan commercial lamp, IET Archive ref.


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