Water-slide Fixtures

Extension gas fixtures, usually for chandeliers, that use water to seal the joints. Various improvements to the fixtures were invented throughout the mid- to late 19th century, attempting to solve the problem of evaporation of the water, which caused gas leaks.

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20845
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water-slide fixtures
water-slide fixture
fixtures, water-slide
water slide fixtures
waterglijarmaturen Dutch
waterglijarmatuur Dutch
lámpara retráctil de agua Spanish
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Extension gas fixtures, usually for chandeliers, that use water to seal the joints. Various improvements to the fixtures were invented throughout the mid- to late 19th century, attempting to solve the problem of evaporation of the water, which caused gas leaks.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300183114. The J. Paul Getty Trust.