Person record: QUINQUET, Antoine  (1745-1803)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameAntoine QUINQUET
Relevance of this personinventor of improved oil illuminant for lanterns 
Main period of activity1770s-90s
Relationships to other peopleassociated with ARGAND, Ami  (1750-1803)
9 March 1745born atSoissons, Aisne, France
1803~57died atunknown location
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David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 246

Willem Tebra, Book review: Magie lumineuse in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 13

Lucerna ID no. 6003642Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016