- An Argand lamp is an oil lamp based on the design that was patented by Aimé Argand, in France, in 1780. This example came from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan. The "Alex Wright and Co., Ltd., Engineer, Westminister" inscription on the case refers to a firm that was in business ca. 1890-1960s, manufacturing industrial and scientific instruments.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Argand Lamp
- overall: 10 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 27.6225 cm x 7.3025 cm x 6.35 cm
- overall in case: 2 11/16 in x 11 in x 2 15/16 in; 6.82625 cm x 27.94 cm x 7.46125 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- University of Michigan, Department of Chemical Engineering
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- Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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