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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.


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


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One style of Farquhar lamp.
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