Fresenius Desiccator


Glass desiccator of the sort associated with the German chemist, Carl Remigius Fresenius (1818-1897). An example of “Fresenius’s Desiccator for drying alkaloids by simply exposing them in a close vessel over sulphuric acid” was shown to a local English chemical association in 1875.

Ref: Henry Heil Instrument Co., Illustrated Catalogue and Price-List of Chemical Apparatus (St. Louis, 1903), p. 215.

“Leeds Chemists Association,” The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions (Dec. 1875): 512.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Stevens Institute of Technology

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.316884Catalog Number: 316884Accession Number: 222983

Object Name: Desiccator, FresniusFresenius Desiccator

Measurements: overall: 8 in x 5 3/4 in; 20.32 cm x 14.605 cmlid: 4 in; 10.16 cmoverall: 8 in x 5 7/8 in; 20.32 cm x 14.9225 cm


Record Id: nmah_2248

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