Bunsen burner, circa 1920 used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia.

Physical Description

Brass Bunsen burner has round, very slightly domed iron base (plated black on bottom and green on top). Shortish tubular stem with brass pipe attaching to rubber gas pipe, extending horizontally near base and oblong cut-out of stem just above, to expose gas jet for lighting. Closed by a swivelling brass band.


Example of laboratory equipment used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia

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