Letters patent granted to Stephen Thomas Wentworth for 'Improvements in burners for consuming gas and air combined', plus ephemeral material

Made:
1872-06-03

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Patent number 1673, issued by Queen Victoria, address of Wentworth, gas fitter, given as Queen Street, Cheapside. The wax seal is in a round tin attached to the letters patent.

The ephemera material includes: an ms. description of his invention (2p.); a certificate for the patent (1p.); a folding business card of 'S. T. Wentworth, Gas Fitter, Sun Burner Maker, and manufacturer of every description of Ventilating and Warming Apparatus etc.' bearing lists of all his prices; a Tongue & Birkbeck business card; a printed advertisement for 'Wentworth's improved patent floating water heater' (1p.) and a letter to Wentworth from Tongue & Birkbeck regarding £14 (1p.).

All housed in a wooden leather box of Tongue & Birkbeck, patent agents, inscribed 'S. T. Wentworth No. 1673. 3. June, 1872'

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MS/0103