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Advertisement for Gas Lighting Fixtures

Publisher:
Paul Gerin  Search this
Medium:
Chromolithograph
Object Name:
Broadside
Type:
Broadside
Date:
ca. 1895
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Edward Ringwood Hewitt
Accession Number:
1962-11-1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Patent model, Bean gas lamp lighter, US Patent #170,221

Maker:
Bean, Edwin E.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 12 in; x 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Gas Lighting Apparatus
Other Terms:
Gas Lighting Apparatus; Lighting Devices
Date made:
1875
ID Number:
EM.308579
Catalog number:
308579
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
170221
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Acetylene Gas Light Valve

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
electric cable" fabric covered (overall material)
brass, bakalite (overall material)
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 18.1 cm x 12.6 cm; 7 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in x 4 15/16 in
Object Name:
Acetylene Gas Light Valve
sound recording apparatus
Date made:
1904-1913
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.04
Accession number:
129430
Catalog number:
4046.04
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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The New Gas Fires Light Themselves

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
76.3 × 50.9 cm (30 1/16 × 20 1/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-80
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Grimston's New Gas-Burner. Reprint from the Journal of Gas Lighting, & C.

Collection Creator:
Hammer, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1934 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Sept. 5, 1882
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
William J. Hammer Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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William J. Hammer Collection
William J. Hammer Collection / Series 3: Reference Materials / 3.4: Incandescent Lighting Material / Pamphlets: H - L
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Design for "New Gas Fires Light Themselves"

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, graphite on thick paper
Dimensions:
31.8 × 21.6 cm (12 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
July 31, 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-521
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Design for "New Gas Fires Light Themselves"

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, graphite on tracing paper
Dimensions:
30.7 × 20.7 cm (12 1/16 × 8 1/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-522
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Study for an Advertisement with Abstract Figure Holding Telescope

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Red and blue color pencil, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
21.2 × 29 cm (8 3/8 × 11 7/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-910
Restrictions & Rights:
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Design for an Advertisement

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
19 × 36.5 cm (7 1/2 × 14 3/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-911
Restrictions & Rights:
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Study for a Figure with Telescope

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache on paper
Dimensions:
38 × 27.8 cm (14 15/16 × 10 15/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-917
Restrictions & Rights:
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Studies for “The Wizard from the Wall”

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
22.4 × 29.3 cm (8 13/16 × 11 9/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-641
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Studies of Harlequin Figures

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
25.1 × 20 cm (9 7/8 × 7 7/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
October 14, 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-642
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Study of a Figure, "The Wizard from the Wall"

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
17.9 × 14.9 cm (7 1/16 × 5 7/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
October 14, 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-643
Restrictions & Rights:
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Study of a Figure, "The Wizard from the Wall"

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
14.3 × 10.2 cm (5 5/8 in. × 4 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
October 14, 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-645
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Study of a Mechanical Figure

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on cream paper
Dimensions:
25.3 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-912
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq449ab6f01-7299-434e-bf9c-02f06a436d05
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Study of a Figure with Hat and Telescope

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
18.7 × 26.8 cm (7 3/8 × 10 9/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-914
Restrictions & Rights:
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Study for a Figure with Hat and Telescope

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, graphite on cream paper
Dimensions:
25.4 × 20.4 cm (10 in. × 8 1/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-916
Restrictions & Rights:
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Study of a Mechanical Figure

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache, graphite on cream paper
Dimensions:
16.2 × 15.2 cm (6 3/8 in. × 6 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-913
Restrictions & Rights:
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Study of a Figure, "The Wizard from the Wall"

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
17.9 × 14.9 cm (7 1/16 × 5 7/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
October 14, 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-644
Restrictions & Rights:
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Study of a Figure, "The Wizard from the Wall"

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Client:
Gas Light and Coke Company, London, England, United Kingdom  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on paper
Dimensions:
14.3 × 10.2 cm (5 5/8 in. × 4 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
October 14, 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-646
Restrictions & Rights:
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