An arc light used in the 19th century. Electric candle lights used a pair of carbon rods separated by an insulating material to produce an electric arc (Bucher 1996).
Synonyms and Related Terms
lampe à arc (Fr.); Jablochkoff candles
W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996