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Perfume Fountain

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Defries, J. & Son

Date: 1870 -

Description: Automatic drinking fountain or perfume fountain. A fountain of liquid rose   into the air and fell back into the dish below. From there it drained down the   left hand tube via a valve into the lower bulb. Bulbs were then rotated.   Small baskets attached could contain flowers. Glass bulbs and dishes, metal base.

Format: Realia
Object: fountains
Material: metal

Perfume Fountain

Subjects: household objects

People/Orgs: Bayley/Bayly families

Institution: Runnymede Committee National Trust of Aust. (Tas)

Object number: RDE_1998_51

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