Gas radiator

Category Heating

Subcategory Radiators

Year of manufacture/creation late 19th century

Manufacturer/author Meurer Prometheus

Place of manufacture/creation Hamburg, Germany

Size Height: 85 cm
Width: 44 cm
Length: 22 cm
Weight: 14.06 kg

Material iron, steel, brass

Museum/Storage location Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Date of admission to the museum 1992

Rights to the exhibit Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Rights to digital images public domain


Exhibit description

Such gas radiators were often manufactured to heat a specific type of room. This Prometheus radiator, made of cast iron and steel, was specially designed to heat bathrooms.

For greater durability and elegance, it was decorated with enamel applied to steel.

Before it made its way to the museum, the gas heater was used in the preventorium in Paczków.

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