Tatoo Instrument


Tatoo instrument collected by Townend Glover (1813-1883), an entomologist who, in 1854, was appointed to the Bureau of Agriculture of the U.S. Patent Office to collect statistics and other information on seeds, fruits, and insects. He remained in government service with one brief interruption until 1878.

Ref: Townend Richard Dodge, The Life and Entomological Work of late Townend Glover, First Entomologist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (Washington, D.C., 1888).

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Africa

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.007323Catalog Number: 007323

Object Name: Tatooing Instrumentinstrument, tattooing

Physical Description: leather (case material)metal (tatooing needles material)metal (tweezers material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 20.955 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5dd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724508

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