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Wire Gauze Mat - Bunsen Burner, circa 1910 Reg. No: SH 850152
- Made: circa 1848 - 1950. Used in the pharmacy of a psychiatric hospital in Victoria, 1880-1950. The gauze is used with a bunsen burner tripod and is placed over the gas flame. Used to heat chemicals.
- Burner gauze is a small flat circular plate made up of 2 layers of copper wire mesh of differing gauges with fine mesh over-lapped around edge of other side.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||3 mm (Height), 48 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||chemistry, heating, pharmacy equipment, psychiatric 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|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1910|