Polishing Powder

Polishing Powder

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Description
This packet of polishing powder came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
powder, polishing
Physical Description
powder (inside material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 8.5 cm x 10 cm; 1 15/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 3 15/16 in
overall: 4 1/2 in x 4 in x 2 in; 11.43 cm x 10.16 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
PH.315158.025
accession number
215541
catalog number
315158.025
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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