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History of street and public lighting
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Lighting began with wood fire...

followed by candles, gas, electricity, LEDs...

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this topic collects and archives old and new data on the history of public lighting.

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The Society of Light and Lighting Present: The Fresnel Lecture

The Society of Light and Lighting Present: The Fresnel Lecture | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
During the International Year of Light 2015, Augustine Fresnel’s Wave Theory of Light will be two centuries old.
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Hard to find, worth the effort: The oldest temple on earth - The Boston Globe

Hard to find, worth the effort: The oldest temple on earth - The Boston Globe | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
It is 8:30 a.m. and the June sun is already high in the sky, beating furiously over the brown, arid landscape of southeastern Turkey. We don’t notice the heat or the ineffective air conditioning of our rental car.

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Timeline Photos - Baltimore Museum of Industry | Facebook

View of the ceremony opening Street Lighting Week showing people clothed in historic dress and lighting a gas street light on Holliday Street. Mayor...
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Feature> As the Camera Flies - The Architect's Newspaper

Feature> As the Camera Flies - The Architect's Newspaper | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Photographer Vincent Laforet's immersive aerials show a stunning perspective of New York City nightlife. - Short, direct, and lively, The Architect's Newspaper is the essential read in the field.
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J.HODKINSON & SONS on Twitter

J.HODKINSON & SONS on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
@BrianLeddin @shane_florish @Gilleeece Individual,but tastefully designed shop fronts ,well designed street lighting pic.twitter.com/jCZxO2LEnX
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I tried to use the Internet to do historical research. It was nearly impossible.

I tried to use the Internet to do historical research. It was nearly impossible. | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
How do you organize so much information?

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you can do things differently

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Old Street Lighting - The Lamplighter

Old Street Lighting - The Lamplighter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Learn about the history of one of the most important jobs of the 18th century, the Lamplighter.
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Costa Brava on Instagram: “#Barcelona street lighting #visitBarcelona @visitbarcelona”

Costa Brava on Instagram: “#Barcelona street lighting #visitBarcelona @visitbarcelona” | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
“#Barcelona street lighting #visitBarcelona @visitbarcelona”
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From the Archives: Downtown Omaha in 1972 - Omaha World-Herald (blog)

From the Archives: Downtown Omaha in 1972 - Omaha World-Herald (blog) | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
A view of 16th Street in downtown Omaha looking south on March 4, 1972. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Gas street lighting • berlinspirational

Gas street lighting • berlinspirational | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
When you're walking through Tiergarten and suddenly notice a romantic atmosphere created by the gold-yellow coloured light from a huge amount of lanterns, without anything going on, then you probably ended up in the Open air gas lantern museum...
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Amanda Clack on Twitter

Amanda Clack on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Reefton #NewZealand famous for being 1st town in Southern Hemisphere to have public lighting #infrastructure in 1888 pic.twitter.com/5Ll8jpySWc
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Austin, Texas: 19th Century Tower Lighting and Public Security

Austin, Texas:  19th Century Tower Lighting and Public Security | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
The Murder Mystery Legend Behind Austin’s Iconic Moonlight Towers
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March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy – DEN Blog Network

March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy – DEN Blog Network | Lighting in history | Scoop.it

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed.

 

The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, and data literacy.

 

This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse information literacy and digital literacy skills into the curriculum.

The thirteen literacies I feel need to be explored, practiced and mastered by students can be found in the graphic below.

 

Click headline to read more, view the graphic and access hot links--


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ITMO University - Timeline Photos | Facebook

[Where did the street lighting system of St. Petersburg come from?]

The first system of street lighting was established in the XVII century in...
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Kurniasari M.Hasanah on Twitter

Kurniasari M.Hasanah on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Taken 10 yrs ago.
Seaside walk at Himi, Toyama Ken, Japan.
Street lighting yet still showing fish as local commodity. pic.twitter.com/9dmebkNSXH
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Smart Street Lighting Reduces Energy Consumption in Spanish Cities - Zondits

Smart Street Lighting Reduces Energy Consumption in Spanish Cities - Zondits | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Eight Spanish cities reduced their electricity consumption by 64% and saved over 4,300 tonnes of C02 in 2014, thanks to efficient street lighting systems.
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FDC.GERMANY Berlin 1979, 300th Anniversary of Street Lighting, SG 578-581. Mint - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now

FDC.GERMANY Berlin 1979, 300th Anniversary of Street Lighting, SG 578-581. Mint - gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
FDC.GERMANY Berlin 1979, 300th Anniversary of Street Lighting, SG 578-581. Mint in gekoo.co - Search, Find, Compare and Buy it Now - Deals and Offers Online - Discounts and Promotions
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Rhiannon West releases My Year of Light (M.Y.O.L) App : illumni – The World Of Creative Lighting Design

Rhiannon West releases My Year of Light (M.Y.O.L) App : illumni – The World Of Creative Lighting Design | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
RT @illumni_blog: Rhiannon West releases My Year of Light (M.Y.O.L) App : illumni – The World Of Creative Lighting... http://t.co/bayBhhdG0B
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Hidden Liverpool on Twitter

Hidden Liverpool on Twitter | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
lighting the gas lamp on st james road, Liverpool in the early 1960s #EDF pic.twitter.com/8Xl1zTcQvF
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Las Vegas comme vous ne l'avez jamais vu

Las Vegas comme vous ne l'avez jamais vu | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Las Vegas comme vous ne l'avez jamais vu
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art, histoire, ou innovation and design?

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38 maps that explain Europe

38 maps that explain Europe | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Europe, as both a place and a concept, has changed dramatically in its centuries of history.

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Liza Radley on Instagram: “Gas street lighting as introduced by John Breillat who was a silk dyer”

Liza Radley on Instagram: “Gas street lighting as introduced by John Breillat who was a silk dyer” | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
“Gas street lighting as introduced by John Breillat who was a silk dyer”
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Street Light

Street Light | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Holocaust photograph:Street Light designed by Albert Speer for the Straße des 17 Juni. Speer oversaw all construction in Berlin to ensure that all new buildings reflected Nazi ideology.
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Never trust a corporation to do a library’s job

Never trust a corporation to do a library's job - The Message - Medium
As Google abandons its past, Internet archivists step in to save our collective memory.

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Photos extrêmement rares de Paris en couleurs au début des années 1900

Photos extrêmement rares de Paris en couleurs au début des années 1900 | Lighting in history | Scoop.it
Un véritable voyage dans le temps dans un monde dont les seules représentations étaient des photographies en noir et blanc et souvent de mauvaises qualités. Bien que certaines de ces images pourrai...
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des lampadaires parisiens du début du siècle!

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