Friday Foto Follies: Light Bulbs and Lamps

Thomas Edison was granted the patent for his light bulb on 27 January 1880.  This week’s Follies commemorate that anniversary with images of light bulbs and lamps from the classics era…


7 thoughts

  1. No Gaslight? I suppose that breaks the theme. Might be interesting to do “period” films that show other forms of lighting: Westerns (lanterns), Robin Hood (torches), the gaslamps in “Gaslight,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” Chaplin’s “Easy Street,” etc…

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