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ediswan

The Edison Swan Electric Company Limited
155 Charing Cross Road
London WC2
England


Introduced the Piccadilly Lantern in 1932 to light Piccadilly Circus; were also advertising the Super-Extensive Unit for the illumination of large areas; the Mersey Tunnel Fitting which was specially designed for the tunnel; and various forms of floodlighting and road signals. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1932


They exhibited at the 1936 APLE Conference in Cheltenham. The Northbury Street Lighting Lantern was shown. - Public Lighting #3, 1936


Exhibit and describe the London Major and Stepney lanterns at the APLE's Folkestone conference in 1937. - APLE Conference Programme 1937


The Newland and Cromer lanterns are part of the exhibition at Glasgow in 1939 and are extensively described whilst the London range is also mentioned as the general utility lanterns for vertically burning mercury discharge and gas-filled incandescent lamps. The firm are also exhibiting their new control gear for their Escura (Mercury) and Esodia (Sodium) discharge lamps. - APLE Conference Programme 1939


The exhbit included the London Major, London Medium, London Minor (designed for Escura electric discharge or gas filled lamps) and the Granby and Newland (the later designed to accommodate horizontally burning discharge lamps). - APLE Conference Programme 1945


References:
APLE Exhibition Catalogue Blackpool 1932
APLE Conference Programme Folkestone 1937
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1939
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1945


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