Philadelphian John D. Lynde patents the first aerosol dispenser or "Improved Bottle for Aerated Liquids"

John D. Lynde of Philadelphia receives U.S. Patent # 34894 for his "Improved Bottle for Aerated Liquids." Actually a bottle stopper or "bottle faucet" as he called it, this invention began the long history and development of aerosol  dispensers.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Ronald J. Baker,  New and Improved ...: inventors and inventions that have changed the modern world (London: British Museum Publications, 1976), 31.
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Type
Science/Technology
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