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IMAGE number
PNP3245397
Title
Humphry Davy with Davy safety lamp for miners, invented in 1815 (hand-coloured wood engraving)
Artist
British School, (19th century) / British
Description
Sir Humphry Davy (17 December 1778 – 29 May 1829), Cornish chemist and inventor.
Location
Private Collection
Medium
Gravure en bois colorée à la main
Date
(C19th)
Credit
Peter Newark Pictures / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • chemist
  • chemists
  • coal
  • dark
  • davy lamp
  • equipment
  • humphry davy
  • illumination
  • invention
  • inventions
  • inventor
  • inventors
  • lamp
  • lamps
  • light
  • male
  • man
  • men
  • mine
  • miner
  • miners
  • mines
  • mining
  • safety
  • scientist
  • scientists
  • underground

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