Manometer

Manometer

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Description
The inscription stamped on the base of this manometer reads “L. E. Knott Apparatus Co. Boston.” The firm termed it a “Moveable Scale Manometer” designed “to determine the degree of exhaustion in experiments in Pneumatics.”
Ref: L. E. Knott Apparatus Co., Catalogue of Physical Instruments (Boston, 1912), p. 196.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
manometer
maker
L. E. Knott Apparatus Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Measurements
overall: 11 3/8 in x 5 3/16 in x 3 11/16 in; 28.8925 cm x 13.17625 cm x 9.36625 cm
overall: 11 3/8 in x 5 3/16 in x 3 11/16 in; 28.8925 cm x 13.17625 cm x 9.36625 cm
ID Number
1982.0230.12
catalog number
1982.0230.12
accession number
1982.0230
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National Museum of American History
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