Hydraulic Press

Description:

When new, this “improved” hydraulic press cost a whopping $40. The "E. S. RITCHIE & SONS / BOSTON" inscription indicates a date in the second half of the nineteenth century.

Ref: E. S. Ritchie & Sons, Ritchie’s Catalogue of Physical Instruments (Boston, 1878), p. 20.

Maker: E. S. Ritchie & Sons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences

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Credit Line: Gift of Jay A. Lewis

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0084.01Accession Number: 1992.0084Catalog Number: 1992.0084.01

Object Name: hydraulic press

Measurements: overall: 35.9 cm x 43.8 cm x 15 cm; 14 1/8 in x 17 1/4 in x 5 29/32 inoverall: 14 1/8 in x 6 in x 18 1/8 in; 35.8775 cm x 15.24 cm x 46.0375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4683-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1183839

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