Miners' safety lamp Humphry Davy
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Miners' safety lamp
Unpublished illustrations, apparently intended for the paper "On the fire-damp of coal mines, and on methods of lighting the mines so as to prevent its explosion", by Humphry Davy, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.106 (1816), pp.1-22. A slip of paper with safety lamp designs attached to a single page of text (original pagination "21"), the latter endorsed "London Novr. 9 1815".
Original: ink on paper. 1815
- Image reference: RS-8615
- The Royal Society
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