History of Lamps

Visit the History of Lighting and Lamps to read some interesting facts about lamps. Inventors of lights and different types, lamp styles, lamp elements, and more.


Lamps Through the Ages

Found the information in Lamps Through the Ages to be very interesting. There are some nice pictures of lamps through-out the 1900s and then today.


Collection of Lamp Quotes

Here are some interesting quotes involving light, lamps and lighting.


“And God said, let there be light, and there was light”.

Genesis 1:3


“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think of those who have lighted the flame within us”.

Albert Schweitzer


“Lamps should enrich peoples lives by doing more than provide illumination in the darkness. They have the unique ability to excite the imagination, enlighten the mind and create whimsical moods”.

Robert Lowery, Professional Designer, Inventor, Craftsman and Amateur Philosopher



“How far that little candle throws his beam! So shines a good deed in a weary world”.

William Shakespeare



“No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind a door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open peoples eyes, to reveal the marvels around”.

Paulo Coelho, Writer, Author