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Person: LACOMME, J.M.A.  (c.1833- after 1903)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Jean Marie Auguste LACOMME
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
engineer and inventor
Main period of activity
1870s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
c.1833
born at
2 April 1871
~38
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/223.42.41
in or after 1903
~69+
died at
unknown location
Reference
Hermann Hecht, ‘Some English magic lantern patents’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 4-5
Notes
Patentee of several devices for outdoor projection in the 1870s. A medical doctor by training; he also later patented water purification devices in the USA.
Lucerna ID  6003611

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 November 2011

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