Steelyard

Description
This is an iron steelyard with square beam, pear shaped weight, and worn paper label that reads “FARMER’S STEELYARD . . .”
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
late 19th century
1850-1900
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 21 in; 30.48 cm x 53.34 cm
overall: 1 7/8 in x 23 1/8 in x 2 in; 4.7625 cm x 58.7375 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
CH.61.15
accession number
233292
catalog number
61.15
Credit Line
Gift of Peter Welsh
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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