Electric Lighting


I HAVE examined the patent (No. 10,919, November 4, 1845, Edward Augustin King) which Prof. Mattieu Williams drew attention to in NATURE, vol. xvi. p. 459, as anticipating the invention of Lodighin's electric wick, and I think Lodighin has been clearly forestalled in principle, the practical details alone being different in the two cases.

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MUNRO, J. Electric Lighting. Nature 16, 502 (1877). https://doi.org/10.1038/016502c0

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