FILAMENTO THE LAMPLIGHTER

Before the invention of the electricity it was necessary to support on the set of the five continents a true army of six hundred thirty one thousand five hundred and twelve lamplighters.

These workers have been disappearing throughout the present century, although even nowadays, there are still some, who due to their mean salary, make small performances next to the street lamp to survive. Performances that are given around the neighbourhood in exchange for a tip. These little shows in which they extemporized using their everyday working tools showed ability, skill and a great capacity of overcoming told the ups and downs of their job.

These representations in which they improvised with the usual materials of work demonstrating ability, skill and a great capacity of overcoming told the ups and downs of the profession.

Nowadays, these artistic representations are looked for like treasures by the children and highly evoked and recommended by the old ones.

 

FILAMENTO THE LAMPLIGHTER DOSSIER

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