Reference numberCLP/3i/10
TitleTranslation, 'A description of a new kind of candle-stick' by Christian Huygens
Date2 September 1663
DescriptionEnglish translation of a paper by Huygens, originally written in French. Huygens describes a design for a new candlestick that allows the user to incline the light provided by the candle to enhance lighting in various situations.

Subject: Industry

Translated by the Secretary [Henry Oldenburg]. Read to the Royal Society on 2 September 1663.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/2i/69
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
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