Lamppost

lamppost

Before incandescent lamps, gas lighting was employed in cities. The earliest lamps required that a lamplighter tour the town at dusk, lighting each of the lamps, but later designs employed ignition devices that would automatically strike the flame when the gas supply was activated. The earliest of such street lamps were built in the Arab Empire, especially in Córdoba, Spain.

Date and Time: April 4, 2009 4:32 pm

Location: Intramuros, Manila, Philippines

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Jamie Olinares on May 25, 2009 at 4:39 am

    so dramatic!! haha… 🙂

    Reply

  2. Posted by bULa on May 26, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    this little light of mine im gonna let it shine. hahaha

    Reply

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