Balance

Description
This hand balance has a 5.75-inch beam with index, 2.3-inch brass pans, several square weights, and rectangular wooden box.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
nineteenth century
user
Potter, : Dr/James Stevens H
Physical Description
metal, brass (overall material)
string, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
bar measurement: 4.5 cm x 15 cm x 1.5 cm; 1 3/4 in x 5 7/8 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
MG.302606.223.02
accession number
302606
catalog number
302606.223.02
Credit Line
The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
subject
Weights & Measures
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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