Heliotrope

Heliotrope

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Description
An inscription on this heliotrope reads “ELLIOTT BROS / London / No 54.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
heliotrope
maker
Elliott Brothers
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
horizontal tube: 16 in; 40.64 cm
overall: 8 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in x 18 7/8 in; 21.59 cm x 24.765 cm x 47.9425 cm
ID Number
PH.327716
accession number
283654
catalog number
327716
Credit Line
U.S. Department of Defense, Dept. of the Navy, U.S. Naval Observatory
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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