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
Patent Models
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Family & Social Life
Invention and the Patent Model
Exhibition
Invention and the Paten Model
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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