- This metal pot came from the shop of Henry Fitz (1808-1863), America’s first successful commercial telescope maker. It was probably used to hold and heat pitch.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- pitch pot
- overall: 4 in x 11 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 28.575 cm
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- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mrs. Willard H. Howell
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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