Reference numberPT/10/1/3
TitlePlate, valve lamp and bellows lantern by unknown artist
DescriptionPlate with figures 3 and 4 showing a valve lamp and a bellows lantern.

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.
Physical descriptionInk drawing on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0024
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1816.0001
Related records in the cataloguePT/10/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist1778 - 1829
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