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Doulton Candle Type Ceramic Water Filter 1890

A typical domestic water filter of the late Victorian period to remove harmful bacteria, such as those causing typhoid and cholera, from drinking water. Used mainly in country districts where no public water supply was available. The small inner container is fitted with five porous unglazed porcelain filter candles through which the impure water passes…
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