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Balance

Balance

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Description
This hand balance, which once belonged to Dr. Clarence Maury Leidy (1873-1926), has an 8-inch iron beam, 2.1-inch deep brass pans, many weights, and lovely wooden box.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Balance
balance
hand scale
associated dates
1873 01 01+ / 1873 01 01+, 1930 12 31- / 1930 12 31-
Physical Description
metal, brass (overall material)
metal, iron (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal, lead (overall material)
Measurements
overall - case: 4.7 cm x 31.6 cm x 14.5 cm; 1 7/8 in x 12 7/16 in x 5 11/16 in
ID Number
MG.302606.747.02
accession number
302606
catalog number
302606.747.02
Credit Line
The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
subject
Weights & Measures
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Medicine and Science: Pharmacy
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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