Electrostatic demonstration device

Description (Brief):

A wooden cup with brass mercury cup and a suspension arch. Holding screw in bottom for mounting to a stand. Unit is incomplete. May have been made by James Marsh of Woolwich (1794–1846). U. of Va. mark: "H-42". (Unit at upper left in image.)

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from the University of Virginia, Department of Physics

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.323369.05Catalog Number: 323369.05Accession Number: 251562Collector/Donor Number: H-42

Object Name: demonstration apparatus

Measurements: overall: 4 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 10.795 cm x 7.9375 cm x 6.6675 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-849c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1416577

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