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Person: QUINQUET, Antoine  (1745-1803)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Antoine QUINQUET
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
inventor of improved oil illuminant for lanterns
Main period of activity
1770s-90s
Relationships to other people

associated with ARGAND, Ami  (1750-1803)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
9 March 1745
born at
1803
~57
died at
unknown location
References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 246
Willem Tebra, ‘[Book review: Magie lumineuse]’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 13
Lucerna ID  6003642

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 November 2015

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