Record

Reference numberCLP/3i/26
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'The tallow chandeler' by Theod [Theodore] de Vaux
Date[1666]
DescriptionDe vaux provides instructions for making the five following types of tallow candles:
- Candles dipped in a mould
- Very fine candles
- Watch candles made with the pith of rushes
- Candles in moulds
- Cheap candles for poor men to burn

Subject: Industry / Lighting

Read to the Royal Society on 14 March 1666.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5627Vaux; Sir; Theodore de (c1628 - 1694); physicianc1628 - 1694
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