Person record: ARGAND, Ami  (1750-1803)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameFrançois-Pierre-Ami ARGAND
Gendermale
Relevance of this personinventor of improved oil illuminant for lanterns 
Main period of activityN/A
Relationships to other peopleassociated with QUINQUET, Antoine  (1745-1803)
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
5 July 1750born atGeneva, Switzerland
14 October 180353died atGeneva, Switzerland
Hardware linked to this personinventor: Argand lamp (oil-based illuminant, maker unknown, c.1783)
References
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 18-19

John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 3

Lucerna ID no. 6003560Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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