Hydrogen generator

Charles Renard seeks to resolve the fundamental question of supplying hydrogen in sufficient quantity to inflate balloons during military campaigns. It replaces the rudimentary devices used by the army, heavy and bulky, with robust equipment pulled by horses and easy to maneuver: a hydrogen generator producing gas continuously by electrolysis of water.

Made in France in 1883

Materials: wood, copper

Bourget Museum (ParisFrance)

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