Horismascope (Albumoscope)


Inscriptions on the base of this glass vessel read “PAT'D JAN. 8TH 1901” and “NELSON BAKER & CO. / DETROIT, MICH.” Nelson Baker & Co. was a pharmaceutical supply house in Detroit, organized in 1890.

Ref: Ralph C. Robinson, “Chemical Apparatus,” U.S. Patent 665,468 (Jan. 8, 1901).

“In Testing Urine for Albumin use the HORISMASCOPE.” Nelson, Baker & Co. ad in Detroit Medical Journal 2 (1903): xxiii.

Patent Date: 1901-01-08

Maker: Nelson, Baker and Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Michigan, Detroit

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-12874Patent Number: US665468ACatalog Number: M-12874Accession Number: 287162

Object Name: Albuminometer

Physical Description: glass, ?, transparent (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-4516-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_721807

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