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'The direful effects of gas lights... ', 1808.

'The direful effects of gas lights... ', 1808.
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Notice in letterpres, 'The direful effects of gas lights clearly exemplified by experiments', printed by Hildyard, (Ludgate Place, London), 1808. A notice inviting the public to purchase tickets to see experiments with gas at the Asembly Rooms in Cheapside, London. Taken from a collection of prints and books documenting the early history of the gas industry amased by Sir Arthur Elton.

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