Invention for Construction of Lamps for Burning Volatile Ingredients

Description (Brief)
Jennings held patents for a variety of inventions, including the friction match and a threshing machine. This one, for a “Vapor Burner,” related to lamps and lighting.
Object Name
lamp
Object Type
Lighting Devices
Lighting Devices
date made
1841
patent date
1841-09-11
inventor
Jennings, Isaiah
Physical Description
brass (burner material)
brass (reservoir material)
Measurements
overall: 29.5 cm x 26.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 11 5/8 in x 10 7/16 in x 4 1/8 in
associated place
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
DL*331173
catalog number
331173
patent number
2,254
accession number
88881
subject
Family & Social Life
Domestic Furnishings
Invention and the Patent Model
Patent Models
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition
Invention and the Paten Model
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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