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Oil-based illuminant (illuminant)

Type of hardware
Nation of origin
unknown
Date of first manufacture
unknown
Examples of this hardware
Argand lamp (oil-based illuminant, maker unknown, c.1783)
Paraffin illuminant (oil-based illuminant)
Parisian (oil-based illuminant, Theobald & Co., n.d.)
Refulgent (oil-based illuminant, Newton & Co., n.d.)
Triplexicon (oil-based illuminant, W.C. Hughes, n.d.)
References
John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), pp. 5-6
T.C. Hepworth and J.H. Pepper (comp. Tony Dugdale), A brief history of the lantern in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 4
Mike Smith, Pamphengos pair in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), pp. 7-9
Some illuminants in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 14
Lucerna ID 2000047

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 October 2011

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