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Filter Candle - Doulton, Porcelain, circa 1900 Reg. No: HT 2885
- Porcelain filter candle, invented by Pasteur's colleague Chamberland. Used for removing bacteria from fluids. Superseded by membrane filtration. Photos available showing use. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
- Candle-shaped porcelain cylinder, with wider collar of glazed porcelain at one end.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||4.00 cm (Width), 24.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||bacteriology, filtration, laboratory apparatus equipment|
|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:||Text around top: DOULTON FILTER/PASTEUR SYSTEM/MADE IN ENGLAND.|
|Inventor:||Doulton, Chamberland, England, Great Britain|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|