gas lamp

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a lamp that burns illuminating gas

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George Lee had witnessed the wonder of gas lighting at Soho House and was inspired to light his own home by gas in 1804.
Once again, Birmingham - home of the invention of gas lighting - was slow on the uptake.
In addition to gas lighting Murdoch also invented the 'sun and planet' gear system, the long-D slide valve and oscillating marine engine.
Within three years of his appointment as manager of the Soho works he had rigged the building to be lit entirely by gas - a foretaste of what was to come in the 19th century, where gas lighting changed the working and leisure lives of thousands of people the world over
His gas making experiment continued on his return to Birmingham and by 1803, Boulton and Watt were providing gas lighting for their factory workers.