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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society


Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society.

The  Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society (commonly referred to as the Lit and Phil)  contains 160,000 books, more than any independent library outside London.
It was opened in 1825.
  Sir Joseph Swan displayed his invention the incandescent light bulb here and the nearby Mosely Street was the first in the world to be lit in this way.
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