Person record: LACOMME, J.M.A.  (c.1833-6 1903)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJean Marie Auguste LACOMME
Relevance of this personengineer and inventor 
Main period of activity1870s
NotesPatentee of several devices for outdoor projection in the 1870s. A medical doctor by training; he also later patented water purification devices in the USA. 
c.1833born atFrance
1871resident46 Euston Street, Euston Square, London, England
2 April 1871~38census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/223.42.41
1877residentParis, France
1900-1903residentBrooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
6 1903~69+died atunknown location
(* = main subject)

Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 4-5

Lucerna ID no. 6003611Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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