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1945 - asymmetrically placed enclosing glass globes are so arranged as to floodlight the room and blackboards, eliminating all glare

SCHOOLROOM

CD 1966027 E&MP27.114

Electric Lighting

April 9, 1945

A typical School room, 22 feet by 30 feet, equipped for 35 students, is of particular interest to the general public as well as the technical men. In this room is shown what a really modern Schoolroom SHOULD BE.

The lighting effects and general illumination are arranged so as to beget the best possible results for scholars and instructors alike, asymmetrically placed enclosing glass globes are so arranged as to floodlight the room and blackboards, eliminating all glare. Special blackboard lighting is provided.

The first class to meet in this Schoolroom will be a lighting Conference of Public Utility men on June 24th, to receive instructions in exterior and general outdoor display illumination, both general and special.

WESTINGHOUSE LIGHTING INSTITUTE
SEVENTH FLOOR
GRAND CENTRAL PALACE
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.  


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Westinghouse



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