The Beauty of Oil Lamps

The Beauty of Oil Lamps

The oil lamp was developed when there was a need for more efficient lighting at light houses. Early light houses used to burn wood to create light, which needed a light keeper to control the fire. Also, the wood tended to burn quite quickly.

As early as the 1600s, the experimentation of refined liquids began in Europe, such as vegetable oil to improve the light source. 

 

 

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