Prism

Description
This cone–shaped glass prism is encircled by and embedded into a turned wooden handle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
prism
prism
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.3 cm x 5 cm x 3.3 cm; 5 1/4 in x 1 31/32 in x 1 5/16 in
overall: 1 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 2 in; 3.4925 cm x 13.335 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0988
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06384
collector/donor number
SAP 1076
catalog number
1991.0664.0988
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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