chemistry blowpipe

Made:
1940-1960
maker:
Unknown
glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School

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glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School
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glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

glass-working burner, or blowpipe, used for making chemical glassware at Shrewsbury School, labelled 'Shrewsbury School
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Glass-working blowpipe used for making chemical glassware. Maker unknown, 1940-1960. Labelled 'Shrewsbury School Science Department'.

This blowpipe was used in the science department at Shrewsbury School to make chemical glassware. Using this apparatus, a laboratory technician would blow down the pipe to manipulate the molten glass into the shapes of vessel required.

Details

Category:
Science Teaching
Object Number:
2019-203
type:
glassblowing pipe
credit:
Shrewsbury School