A blog about the Edwardian era in the UK - objects, buildings, people, literature, film and all other aspects of the Edwardian era (covering 1901-1919)
Saturday 9 June 2012
Electrical Switchboard, 1912
This electrical switchboard was made by JH Holmes & Co of Shieldfield, Newcastle in 1912. It was one of four that controlled the electrical circuits at a large shipyard office building. The distinctive finish of marble was used as it is a good electrical insulator.