Balance

Description
This hand balance has a 6.5-inch iron beam with index, 2.6-inch brass pans, and rectangular wooden case. It belonged to John Dixon, a doctor in Maryland.
Location
Currently not on view
user
Dixon, : Dr/John
Physical Description
metal, brass (overall material)
metal, tin (overall material)
string, cotton (overall material)
Measurements
bar measurement: 4.4 cm x 16.5 cm x 1.6 cm; 1 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 5/8 in
ID Number
MG.302606.224.02
accession number
302606
catalog number
302606.224.02
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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