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bunsen burner

bunsen burner

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Description
Raised letters on the iron base of this Bunsen burner spell “JOHNSON DIRECT JET / CEDAR RAPIDS IOWA PAT. 1906-09.” This was apparently sold by the Johnson Gas Appliance Co., a firm founded in 1901.
Ref: Charles J. Johnson, “Regulator for Gas-Jets,” U.S. Patent 831,512 (Sept. 18, 1906).
Charles J. Johnson, “Regulator for Gas-Jets,” U.S. Patent 923.531 (June 1, 1909).
Johnson Gas Appliance Co., Gas Appliances (Cedar Rapids, 1918).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Bunsen Burner
Physical Description
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.8 cm x 10.9 cm; 6 1/4 in x 4 5/16 in
overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 15.875 cm x 10.795 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
1991.0691.16
catalog number
1991.0691.16
accession number
1991.0691
Credit Line
June W. Leonard
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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