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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Where is it from?
- A User Parkville, Australia
Filter Candle - Doultan, Porcelain, circa 1900 Reg. No: HT 3229
- Porcelain filter candle in metal frame, invented by Pasteur's colleague Chamberland. Used for filtering bacteria from fluids. Superseded by membrane filtration. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
- Candle-shaped porcelain cylinder in metal frame consisting of metal discs at either end linked by four slender rods. A hook projects from one end.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||5.60 cm (Width), 24.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||filtration, laboratory apparatus equipment|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|Inventor:||Doulton, Chamberland, England, Great Britain|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|