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Plate 3 containing three figures showing an Argand burner (figures 1 and 2) and a rose burner (figure 3). The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left 'Wm. Tite delt.' Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'The Bakerian Lecture. On the composition and analysis of the inflammable gaseous compounds resulting from the destructive distillation of coal and oil, with some remarks on their relative heating and illuminating powers' by William Thomas Brande.

Read to the Royal Society on 18 November 1819.

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Ink and ink wash on artists' board
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1 page

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William Tite

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William Thomas Brande

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William Tite, William Thomas Brande, Paintings, gas light burners by Wm [William] Tite, 1819, PT/73/8/3, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 May 2024

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    Dates: 1802-1865

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