|Title||Paper, 'On the fire damp of coal mines and on a lantern for preventing its explosion' by Sir H [Humphry] Davy|
|Description||41 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.|
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 description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0024|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/10/1/1|
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|NA8200||Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist||1778 - 1829|