Maker and role
Shanks and Company Private Limited, Manufacturer
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Object detail

Accession number
Conical type fire extinguisher with carry handle and plunger. Made of copper. Maker's plate on side.
Brief History
Fire extinguishers are vessels containing water or a chemical which is expelled by pressure or generated by a chemical reaction. This example is made by Shanks and Company, and is a hand-operated extinguisher.
SHANKS & CO LTD / QUENCHEE [...] Maker's Plate
Credit Line
Shanks and Company Private Limited. Extinguisher, F857.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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