Leyden jar

Description (Brief):

Glass jar with 3/4 lead coating inside and out, wooden cap with brass rod, knurled nut on top. Rod and chain lead into the jar. Tag says: "Received from Cable Lab".

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: from Western Union Corporation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.333018Catalog Number: 333018Accession Number: 294351

Object Name: condenserleyden jarcapacitorglass tube

Measurements: overall: 9 in x 4 1/8 in; 22.86 cm x 10.4775 cmoverall: 9 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in; 24.13 cm x 10.4775 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-eac6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1369783

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