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Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19800113000
Material Type
Artifact
Date
1900
Materials
BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
8.9
Diameter
10.5
Description
DAIRY BUNSEN BURNER FIRED WITH COAL OIL. VERY TARNISHED, RUSTY AREAS. WICK REMAINING. MISSING STANDARD SIZE MEASURE CUP. PAINT STAINS.
Subjects
CHEMICAL T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
DAIRY INDUSTRY TOOL, USED WITH CUP TO BURN OFF WATER CONTENT & MEASURE AMOUNT OF BUTTER FAT REMAINING. ACQUIRED BY DONOR'S HUSBAND WHO WAS A PLANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR UNION MILK CO. IN CALGARY & LATER IN LETHBRIDGE IN 1955. HUSBAND BORN IN 1911 IN VAN HARLEM NURSING HOME IN LETHBRIDGE. HIS FAMILY MOVED FROM ONTARIO ORIGINALLY TO MANAGE A RANCH WHERE ST. MARY'S DAM IS NOW. STUART ROBERTSON PASSED AWAY IN 1967.
Catalogue Number
P19800113000
Acquisition Date
1979-10
Collection
Museum
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