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Beer Pump - John Danks & Son, Melbourne, Lever Handle, pre 1928 Reg. No: ST 018913
- Beer pump made by John Danks & Son, Melbourne, pre 1928. It was removed from a Geelong hotel by the donor. John Danks & Son Pty Ltd began as a plumbing business in 1859, established by brothers John and Samuel Danks. The company manufactured and supplied a variety of plumbing and engineering products such as brassware, pumps, windmills and bells. From 1951 it began to phase out manufacturing and direct retailing and concentrate on hardware distribution.
- Beer pump with lever handle encased in china with red and white pattern. It has a cylinder bore and brass disc valves.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Freeman, 1928
|Tagged with:||beverages, pumping equipment, merchandising equipment|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MECHANICAL ENGINEERING|
|Secondary Classification:||Hydraulics - Water|
|Tertiary Classification:||reciprocating pumps|
|Manufacturer:||John Danks & Son, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by 1928
1928 is the date of transfer to Museum Victoria.