Odessa street — open-air museum of lanterns

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On the initiative of St. Petersburg ethnographer S. Lebedev, a lamp lantern sculpture was installed on Odessa street on May 27, 1998.

Sculpture lamplighter photo - St. Petersburg
and open street exposure lamps of different years. It was on this street in 1873 that the world's first electric lights (designed by inventor Alexander Lodygin) were lit.

Open Air Museum

Lantern Museum under the open sky.

Due to the monopoly of gas-makers, electric lanterns did not immediately spread, it was not until April 25, 1879 that the Foundry Bridge was lit by electricity, and the next day a second experiment was conducted on street lighting at the Alexandrinsky Theater .


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