Alcohol Burner

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Object Name: 
Alcohol Burner
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.7.2 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.1 cm, L: 15.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880
Primary Description: 
Sheet metal, wood; turned, painted, rolled, cut, punched, bent, crimped, assembled, soldered. Alcohol burner and stand made of sheet metal, consisting of a handled alcohol lamp placed into the bottom of a vented cylinder holding a metal container with domed top and narrow opening. Mounted parallel to the burner stand onto a raised metal platform is another stand with a turned wooden handle and a semi-circular swivel rest made of bent sheet metal. This stand is connected above the wooden handle to the vented burner set-up by a shallow, stamped sheet metal pan.