The Origin and Development of the Incandescent Paraffin Lamp

A. R. J. RAMSEY, C.P A., (Member of Council)
(Read at the Science Museum, London, 2 October 1968)


  1. A Short History of technology by Derry & Williams,Oxford Univerity Press, 1960.
  2. Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (article on Paraffin) by Sir Edward Thorpe, Vol. V, 1924.
  3. Oil Fuel by Professor V. B. Lewis. Reference to mantlelamps, 1913.
  4. Sixteen Portraits, National Trust, edited by L.A.G. Strong. Includes an appreciation of T.E.Lawrence by  Sir Ronald Storrs in which reference occurs to Aladdin mantle lamps.
  5. Petroleum and its Products 1913 by Sir Boverton Redwood. Comparisons of oil burners.
  6. Life of V. S. Johnson by V. S. Johnson junr. (American Aladdin Company)
  7. Patent Office, "Guide to the Search Dept. of the Patent Office library." 1901, 1908 and 1913.

The Origin ...

Terug / Back
Oude lampen | Vrouwen | Schilderijen | Cad |
Lampen overzicht | Genealogie | Ned. forum |
Links | Gastenboek | Home
Old Lighting | Women | Paintings | Cad |
Lamp gallery | Family tree | Forum |
Links | Guestbook | Home