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Bunsen Burner - circa 1850 Object Reg. No: SH 850267

Summary:
Bunsen burner, circa 1850 used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia.
Description:
Adjustable gas Bunsen burner sits on 3-pronged cast-iron base. Balls and screw attach burner to base allowing movement in any direction. Right-angled tubular handle serves as 4th leg when burner is pointed upward. Cap may be removed from top to light jet.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 16.00 cm (Height), 13.00 cm (Width), 14.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, 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 1850

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