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Filter Candle - Doulton, Porcelain, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: HT 2885

Summary:
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 Superseded by membrane filtration.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.
Description:
Candle-shaped porcelain cylinder, with wider collar of glazed porcelain at one end.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 4.00 cm (Width), 24.00 cm (Length)

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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

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