- 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.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Laboratory Burner
- Barthel, Gustav
- overall: 6 1/2 in x 5 in; 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm
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- Credit Line
- Gift of University of Wisconsin, School of Pharmacy
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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