Air Condensing Apparatus

Air Condensing Apparatus

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Description
The “J. NEWMAN / LONDON” inscription on this air condensing apparatus is that of a philosophical instrument who, in 1836, advertised as “Maker by Appointment to the Royal Institution.”
Ref: Benjamin Pike, Jr., Pike’s Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue of Optical, Mathematical, and Philosophical Instruments (New York, 1848), vol. 1, p. 200.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
air condensing apparatus chamber
air condensing apparatus
maker
J. Newman
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 6 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 17.145 cm
overall: 10 in x 9 1/4 in x 9 in; 25.4 cm x 23.495 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
PH.327551
catalog number
327551
accession number
266154
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National Museum of American History
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