Posted by Robert Hill on February 13, 2021 at 16:19:39 user eclrh.
In Reply to: Re: Beckfoot Plumbing posted by Paul on January 12, 2021 at 05:31:06:
There may have been electric lighting downstairs. Staying at my grandparents' house in the late Fifties the electricity was downstairs, but children had candles up to bed.
PM ch. 16 (Cape p. 159):
Dick rowed on doing his best to keep the oars from squeaking. They passed the boathouse. It was still daylight out of doors but, as the house came into sight, they saw the glimmer of a lamp or candles in the drawing-room. Someone was playing the piano.
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