[N310093], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, February 6th, 1886

Item

Abstract

"Gave instructions to John Ott to make another wick betweenthe 2 wicks of the Regular sperm oil hand Lantern used on Railroads This central wick dipping into a reservoir of Kerosene within the oil can= This will more than double the briliancy of the Lamp, cannot blow out & is very cheap also to use in reg Kerosene Lamp a cappilliary space flat & adjustable so Kerosene is burnt in thin sheet without wick by capilliary action"

Mentions

Date

1886-02-06

Decade

1880-1889

Identifier

N310093

Folder Set

N310

Title

[N310093], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, February 6th, 1886

Microfilm ID

42:290

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University