Electric Lighting for Ships (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front cover from Electric Lighting for Marine Engineers]

Words and pictures from “Electric Lighting for Marine Engineers” by Sydney F. Walker, undated but approx. 1890 (a bookseller lists an 1892 edition). Lots of steampunk potential here!

Title: Electric Lighting for Ships

Author: Walker, Sydney F.

Published by: Whittaker & Co.

City: London

Date: 1892

Total items: 13

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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[picture: Front cover from Electric Lighting for Marine Engineers]

Front cover from Electric Lighting for Marine Engineers

A dark red cover with an illustration of a battleship in black; in gold, a beam of light from the ship’s mast illuminates a smaller, distant, floating ship or submarine. [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Fig. 73.---English Shopper Switch]

Fig. 73.—English Shopper Switch

Another design of electrical switch from 1892. [$]

[picture: Fig. 69.---Showing Internal View of Tumbler Switch.]

Fig. 69.—Showing Internal View of Tumbler Switch.

“Figs. 69 and 70 are inside and outside of the tumbler switch. The base of this switch is sometimes slate and sometimes porcelain. In larger switches, the “chopper” switch, which corresponds to the tumbler in small switches, is now the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Fig. 61.---Guarded Portable Lamp Fitting.]

Fig. 61.—Guarded Portable Lamp Fitting.

“Fig. 61. shows a portable guarded fitting intended for portable lamps, for holds, etc. A flexible cable is attached to it and a switch placed at the point of conection.” (p. 152) [more...] [$]

[picture: Fig. 62.---Reading-Table Lamp.]

Fig. 62.—Reading-Table Lamp.

“Fig. 62 shows a reading-table lamp, with silk shade. The lamp is fed by a flexible cord.” (p. 152) [$]


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Words and pictures from “Electric Lighting for Marine Engineers” by Sydney F. Walker, undated but approx. 1890 (a bookseller lists an 1892 edition). Lots of steampunk potential here!


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