Hydrostatic Apparatus


This tin instrument with four glass tubes shows that columns of a liquid exert pressure independently of one another.

Ref: Deleuil, Catalogue des Instruments de Physique, de Chimie, d’Optique, et de Mathematiques (Paris, 1865), p. 156.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.315650Catalog Number: 315650Accession Number: 217544

Object Name: hydrostatic apparatus

Measurements: overall: 22 1/4 in x 6 in; 56.515 cm x 15.24 cmoverall: 22 in x 6 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in; 55.88 cm x 16.8275 cm x 15.5575 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-962c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1761410

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