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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
Resources and Citations
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996