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Edison Electric Light notice, 1975

Reference Number: 1/4-022705-F

Photograph of an historic Edison Electric Light sign (circa 1900s) giving instructions on how to use electric lighting in a room. Sign reads: "This Room is Equipped With / Edison Electric Light. / Do not attempt to light with / match. Simply turn key / on wall by the door. / The use of Electricity for lighting is in no way harmful / to health, nor does it affect the soundness of sleep." Photograph taken in 1975 by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Edison and Swan United Electric Light Company Ltd, Signs and signboards, Electricity and Lighting.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures644. Lighting.(PFP-030137)

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