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Broadside--Now on Exhibition At the Crystal Palace! John W Smith's Patent Gas
New York, New York: 1857. Broadside--Now on Exhibition At the Crystal Palace! John W. Smith's Patent. Gas for the Millions! The Cheapest, Purest, Safest Light in Use. . New York, New York. 1857. Broadside. Broadside, approx. 9" x 6", with a small illustration of the apparatus; very good with light foxing and one fold line. Verso is blank. Printed by Thos. H. Sutton, 148 Fulton Street, New York. Signed in type at the conclusion by Dr. H. N. Andrus and by Clarkson Dye, agents. The apparatus, for which Smith and John S. Gallaher, Jr. Received a patent in 1855, is designed to convert ordinary kitchen grease into gas for lighting. The claim is made that one pound or pint of grease can easily and safely be converted into 100 cubic feet of gas. "Truly, this is the wonder of the age, as it will place wi [Thumbnails Below].
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