LIGHT! – It’s all around us; we could not survive without it. The humble electric lamp is not only the unsung hero of the modern world but a thing of beauty and engineering splendour that has revolutionised industry, technology, retail and our home life.

At the flick of a switch it’s there – LIGHT!!


The light bulb as we know it was born in the 19th century with many claiming to be the creator of this wonderful invention. Even today much controversy still surrounds the issue – was it Swan? Was it Edison? – Or did someone else beat them to it and failed to go down the correct channels to prove their technological breakthrough? – We’ll never know for certain.

In this virtual museum we will look at some of the various forms of electric lamps. From the now obsolete and vintage to the modern lamps that are used all over the globe to light our lives.


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