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Sea-Lights Plate CCCCXLII

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 0.008 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019710
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. The plate features nine illustrations relating to sea-lights, including a parabolic reflector and lamp with sliding apparatus; a revolving dioptric light of first order section; a fixed dioptric light of first order with mirrors; an annular lens; and Bordier Marcet's reflector. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Sea-Lights Plate CCCCXLII

    Primary title: Engraving of Sea - Lights and Lighthouses entitled, `Sea - Lights', drawn by James Andrews, Published by Encyclopaedia Britannica

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