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Bunsen Burner - circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850555

Summary:
Bunsen burner circa 1920 used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. E. D. is engraved under the base and also scraped on. Possibly users initials
Description:
Bunsen burner has a flat, circular base which is supported on 3 tiny, claw shaped feet. The upright pipe is short. There is a short length of rubber hosing on the inlet pipe.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services, 1985
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 6.50 cm (Height), 12.00 cm (Width), 9.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Clinical
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
Inscriptions: E. D. engraved on inlet pipe in under-side of base
Date Made: circa 1920

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