This scrapbook covers the period January-December 1882 and contains clippings about electric lighting. Included are articles about the Paris Electrical Exhibition of 1881 and about Edison's work in electric lighting in the United States and Europe. Other articles deal with the Holborn Viaduct central station in London, the opening of the Pearl Street station in New York City, the formation of Edison light companies in France, and the establishment of isolated lighting plants in the United States and Europe. Included also is a technical drawing by Batchelor Some of the clippings are in French and Italian. The spine is labeled "1882" and "1955 2231". The book contains approximately 200 unnumbered pages. The clippings are individually numbered 1955-2231. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.