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light yielded by the combustion of illuminating gas

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GASLIT sconces are still retained today on the Broad Street Italianate brick facade exterior as a reminder of the building's illumination history.
Cumberland St, Crown were bustling with crowds back then, with small shops busy the whole length, bakeries with ovens behind the counters serving hot breadrolls, cakes and pies, sawdust-floored bars and pubs in abundance, ditto fish & chip and icecream shops with parlours, small local cinemas in practically every street, cobbled streets, alleys and closes still gaslit and full of life and activity.
For example, to move from the "A" to the "T" in the upper right-hand corner, you could move through the words ARENAS, RIBALD, and GASLIT, ending at the "T".
There will be an eerie tour of the gaslit village and costume guides in the shops, houses and workplaces will replace their usual stories with terrifying tales of old.
Gaslit tour through Blists Hill Victorian Town and fireworks over the famous gorge.
Never taking her focus off Barney and her tempestuous 55-year relationship with Brooks, Souhami leads us deep into the gaslit world of our gay great-great-grandmothers, late-Victorian rebels who became the first Moderns and posed for the portraits Brooks painted.
WHEN PBS INVITED SOME FAMILIES to return to the past and spend a few months in log and sod huts in Montana or in a cold, gaslit Victorian London townhouse, the rest of us were able to watch and be reminded of the many inconveniences we have gladly left behind.
Adopting a voice that more closely resembles that of the fin de siecle flaneur, the relaxed loiterer in sidewalk cafes and gaslit streets, than that of the social reformer and temperance advocate prevalent among Canadian women writers of the turn of the century, L.
They come out arrayed in strange and fantastic garments, and in glaringly gaslit rooms screech and gabble in wild revelry' (p.
A new village at Heavenly - where one out of every 10 skiers hails from the Los Angeles area - is winning raves for amenities that include gaslit brick walking paths, a movie theater, ice-skating rink and, of course, specialty shops and restaurants.
The Cremorne pleasure garden in Chelsea is examined as a 'mini metropolis' of gaslit delights, mixing the respectable and the risque, in the feverish melee of its great dancing platform.
Shifting from a "poetics of space" to a "poetics of gas," Nead also discusses modernity in terms of the gaslit nights of the most illuminated of nineteenth-century cities.
In "Vienna About 1900" the horse-drawn carriage is driven towards the camera through the rain of a gaslit street.
On two special Christmas evenings, December 17 and 21, the superbly preserved Victorian village ladles on atmosphere, with gaslit streets, candle-lit houses, carollers, chestnuts, mulled wine and silent movie classics.
The color scheme continues across the wide entrance hall, where a painting of George Whitcomb hangs between sconces far brighter than their gaslit Victorian counterparts would have been; polished wood beams define the ceiling.