Farquhar lamp

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Postby LeadingLight » Sun Aug 28, 2005 3:06 am

Does someone here has any photos or drawings of a Farquhar (or Farquahr) lamp? It is a kind of extended version of an Argand lamp, with a seperate oil tank, designed by F.C. Farquhar.
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Postby Optics » Sun Aug 28, 2005 6:39 am

F. C. Farquhar was the lamp designer and manager at Wilkins & Co. in England and made many styles of lamps that were sold by Wilkins and by Sautter Lemonnier.


Farquhar Name Plate. The letters BEC in front of the name Farquhar are the French word Bec, which means burner in this context.


One style of Farquhar lamp.
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