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Gulcher Electric Light and Power Co

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June 1888. Dynamo.

of Battersea Foundry, London

Early 1880s the managing director, William Charles Mountain, designed installations for the City of Wellington, New Zealand.

1886 Alfred Inigo Suckling-Baron went to New Zealand for the company

1891 Sent Robert Thorburn Turnbull to New Zealand for 12 months to manage a power station

1892 The electrification of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, providing a permanent lighting system, was still operating well, many years after installation.

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