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Syphon - D. Jeure, Soda Water, circa 1870 Object Reg. No: SH 850234

Summary:
Made: Jeure, D., circa 1860 - 1880. Used at a Victorian psychiatric hospital , circa 1860 - 1880. Parts missing.
Description:
Large, glass, soda water syphon consists of large, hollow glass ball surmounted and leading into small ball on top of which is metal fitting into which screws the spray (missing). Syphon is on a slightly protruding, flat, circular base. It is covered in a wire net (rusty).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42.00 cm (Height), 23.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: kitchen utensils, psychiatric hospitals, water, 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 - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: food & drink preparation
Inscriptions: VERITABLE SELTOGENE D. FEVRE/PARIS. D.Jeure/MARQUE DEPOSEE - engraved on metal fitting on top of syphon.
Manufacturer: Paris, France, circa 1870
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1870
References: card with exhibit.

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Kylie Husson Posted on 09 Feb 2013 10:50 PM
Interesting information , I actually have one of these exactly the same except i believe mine is in near perfect condition.

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