Luhme Gas Burner

Unknown Maker


19th century

On 3 legs, a circular tube with burner in the center. Legs continue up to support 2 support stages above burner. Wooden handle connects to leg. Burner has Argard feature which was used in many lamps.

Overall: 6 in. (15.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument


Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Heat

Not on view

Published References

Poggendorf‘s Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Erganzungsband III. Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth (1853), p. 38.


Medical School, Dartmouth College; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

Old Number

Ha028; Dartmouth College Museum no. 22.22.20165

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