Reference numberPT/10/1
TitlePaper, 'On the fire damp of coal mines and on a lantern for preventing its explosion' by Sir H [Humphry] Davy
Description41 manuscript pages and 4 plates showing the safety lantern and wick. Includes two copies of the manuscript. Further illustrations as well as page 21 of the manuscript for this paper have been separated from the manuscript and are found at PT/73/5/1-2.

Subject: Industry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the fire-damp of coal mines, and on methods of lighting the mines so as to prevent its explosion'.

Read 9 November 1815.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0024
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1816.0001
Related records in the cataloguePT/10/1/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist1778 - 1829
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