Battery with carbon rod, but without visible wires, for Lenoir's Gas Engine, 1860

maker:
James Stiff and Sons

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Battery with carbon rod, but without visible wires, for two-stroke double-acting single cylinder gas engine, patented by Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir, France, 1860, and made by Reading Iron Works Limited, Reading, Berkshire, England, 1865

Details

Category:
Heat Engines (non steam)
Object Number:
1865-21/2/3
Materials:
asbestos, carbon, ceramic (unspecified) and copper (alloy)
credit:
Gas Engine Co.

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