Balance

Description
This balance has a stone base, brass pillar, and brass beam inscribed “Jas. Green – Baltimore.” The chains and pans are missing. James Green was an immigrant from England who was selling instruments in Baltimore by 1833, and who moved to New York in 1849.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1833-1849
maker
Green
Green, James
Measurements
base: 6 in x 6 in; 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
overall: 28 1/2 in; 72.39 cm
ID Number
CH.319720
catalog number
319720
accession number
239025
Credit Line
Gift of University of Michigan Department of Physics
subject
Weights & Measures
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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