Paxton was in the Army and visited the Village on the weekends to play gigs at the gaslight and the Commons.
The opening title card to Inside Llewyn Davis tells us that it is winter 1961 at the gaslight Café in Greenwich Village.
A young French officer of Zouaves was coming towards her; his high wrinkled and varnished boots gleamed in the gaslight.
And it flourishes by gaslight; by day it is garish and forlorn.
A laborer—a large, robust red-bearded man—came forward under the gaslight, and began to speak.
I could not stand the gaslight; and then you know what a horrid life it is.
All were brilliant with gaslight, and the girl, wrapping her shawl about her—she wore no hat or bonnet—took her accustomed stand.
She took the child's face in her hand and turned it to the gaslight.
The evil-looking instruments gleamed and flashed beneath the gaslight.
Under the gaslight he saw she had revived a little, and then he made her take his arm.
to manipulate someone into questioning their own sanity; to subtly drive someone crazy
slang; gaslighting, n
To deceive someone systematically: He set me up and has been gaslighting me
[1950s+; fr the 1944 movie Gaslight, in which a man attempts to drive his wife mad by causing her to mistrust her senses]