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Lamp Reservoir Object Reg. No: ST 031411

Summary:
Lamp reservoir for a Harcourt pentane lamp, which was used to establish a flame standard at Melbourne Observatory.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: kerosene lamp components, kerosene lamps, observatories
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Weights & Measures
Tertiary Classification: equipment
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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