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Roux Bottle - Glass, circa 1950 Reg. No: HT 2829
- Glass roux bottle designed to lie on its side, used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
From 1943 til the 1950's hundreds or thousands were used to grow the penicillin mould in liquid medium. Handling so many bottles was extremely labour intensive.
- Oblong clear glass bottle with rounded corners. Designed to lie on side. Press moulded.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||5.50 cm (Height), 11.50 cm (Width), 27.20 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||bottles, glassware, laboratory apparatus, penicillin|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|Inscriptions:||on base: AGM F1244M 624
on bottom edge of side: 3
|Manufacturer:||Australian Glass Manufacturers Co Ltd (AGM), Spotswood, Victoria, Australia|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|