Rather interesting Victoria facts
Did you know that the Victoria Embankment was the first outdoor space in Britain to be lit by electricity? Arc lamps of a type recently invented by Russian engineer Pavel Yablochov were used in what was an experimental venture in 1878. Billingsgate fish market soon followed, along with the Holburn Viaduct. The first street in the world to be lit by electric lamps was Mosley Street in Newcastle .
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