'The Gas-Lamp Lighter', poster, 1867.
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'De Gas-Opsteker der Stads-Lantaarnen aan de ingezetenen der Stad Amsterdam'. 'The Gas-Lamp Lighter of the City Lamps in the City of Amsterdam'. Poster isued on 9 September 1867, presumably to commemorate a new model of gas lamp which was installed in the city in that year. The verses proclaim the joy that comes with the new illumination.