DANGER OF SHOCK

IN modern house-lighting off a public supply, the current usually is alternating current at a pressure of about 240 volts. This pressure is sufficiently high to give anyone who touches a bare live conductor, or any metal part connected directly with it, a severe and even fatal shock. The reader is therefore warned to open … Read more

LAMP FITTINGS

LAMPS are held in holders designed either to be suspended on the end of flexible conductors or to be screwed to bho ceiling or a rigid fitting. A holder consists of a brass casing in two parts, held together by a screwed collar and an internal porcelain base. The base includes two projecting spring terminals, … Read more

LAMPS IN THE SCHEME OF DECORATION

A Guide to the proper Lighting of each Room in a House YOU cannot create a successful scheme of decoration and then add the lamps as an afterthought. For the scheme is not complete without its lamps and their shades, and if they are added afterwards the chances are they may spoil your room or … Read more