T Flask

Description:

T Flask with a "Bellco / Biolosgical / Glassware / Vineland / N.J. / U.S.A." inscription.

This came from the laboratory of Dr. Wilton Robinson Earle (1902-1964), a cell biologist who spent his career at the Hygienic Laboratory of the United States Public Health Service and the National Cancer Institute, and who developed the "T" flask for growing cell cultures.

Ref: “Dr. Wilton Earle, Biologist, 61, Dies,” New York Times (June 7, 1964), p. 86.

Maker: Bellco Glass, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of the DeWitt Stetten, Jr. Museum of Medical Research, National Institutes of Health

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0071.06Catalog Number: 1991.0071.06Accession Number: 1991.0071

Object Name: T Flask

Physical Description: glass (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: 8.9 cm x 3.2 cm x 1.2 cm; 3 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-98de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1111977

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