Lamplighter, 18th Century

#Picture Number TP58

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a lamplighter tending an oil street lamp in the 18th century. Standing on a ladder, he hands the reservoir down to his assistant, who holds an oilcan. The quality of this image is acceptable, but not perfect, as it was scanned from a small original.