Liquid Measures (5)

Description:

Set of five heavy brass liquid measures: 1 gal., 1/2 gal., 1/4 gal., 1/8 gal., 1/16 gal. Many are marked “1844.”

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.322097Catalog Number: 322097Accession Number: 246882

Object Name: Liquid Measure, U.S. Standardliquid measure

Measurements: 1 gallon (largest): 11 3/16 in x 8 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 28.41625 cm x 20.955 cm x 17.145 cm1/2 gallon (median): 7 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 7/16 in; 18.0975 cm x 13.97 cm x 11.27125 cm1/16 gallon (smallest): 4 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 in; 11.43 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.62 cmoverall; one gallon: 11 1/4 in x 8 in x 6 3/4 in; 28.575 cm x 20.32 cm x 17.145 cmoverall; half gallon: 9 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 16.51 cm x 13.335 cmoverall; quarter gallon: 7 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 18.0975 cm x 13.335 cm x 11.43 cmoverall; eight gallon: 5 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 12.065 cm x 11.7475 cmoverall; sixteenth gallon: 4 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 in; 11.43 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm

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Record Id: nmah_2447

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