Person record: ARGAND, Ami (1750-1803)
|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||François-Pierre-Ami ARGAND|
|Relevance of this person||inventor of improved oil illuminant for lanterns |
|Main period of activity||N/A|
|Relationships to other people||associated with QUINQUET, Antoine (1745-1803)|
|5 July 1750||born at||Geneva, Switzerland|
|14 October 1803||53||died at||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Hardware linked to this person||inventor: Argand lamp (oil-based illuminant, maker unknown, c.1783)|
(* = 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. 6003560||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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