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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption"I think we've got one problem licked - you see the olive oil floats on the water and
acts as candle wax for the string wick which is supported by the piece of cardboard - and
there's your candle!"
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Published byDaily Telegraph
Date10 Dec 1970
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptMin Tech Olive oil
Person DepictedDavies; John
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Barber; Anthony (1920-2005)
Notes News: 9 December: "Candlemakers' tempers are
rising together with their sales". Price's sales director warned wholesalers to stock up on
candles yet many stores sold out of their entire stock within hours. News: 10 December:
Parliament was plunged into darkness by the electricity work-to-rule, and the first two
hours of business were conducted by candlelight and paraffin storm lamps. [The Times]
SubjectsMinister of Technology
government ministers
power cuts
Conservative Party
work-to-rule
candles
government departments
shortages
Electricity
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
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GB/BCA/755Heath; Edward (1916-2005)1916-2005   
GB/BCA/1188Barber; Anthony (1920-2005)1920-2005   
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