Laboratory Burner

Description:

The “G. BARTHEL” inscription on the base of this laboratory burner refers to Gustav Barthel, a German inventor/entrepreneur whose factory in Dresden produced apparatus for heating and cooking.

Ref: Friedrich Gustav Barthel, “Lamp for Burning Hydrocarbons,” U.S. Patent 442,281 (Dec. 9, 1890).

Gustav Barthel, “Lamp or Burner,” U.S. Patent 506,201 (Oct. 10, 1893).

“Alcohol-Burning Bunsen Burner,” Pharmaceutical Record 14 (1892): 140.

Edward William Lucas, Practical Pharmacy (London, 1898), pp. 38-40.

Maker: Barthel, Gustav

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Wisconsin, School of Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.254352.117Catalog Number: M-10819Accession Number: 254352

Object Name: Laboratory Burner

Measurements: overall: 6 1/2 in x 5 in; 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7989-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1816868

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