Air Condensing Apparatus

Air Condensing Apparatus

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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.
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Object Name
air condensing apparatus chamber
air condensing apparatus
J. Newman
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
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National Museum of American History
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