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Henry Heil (1854-1919) was born in Germany, moved to the United States in 1872, graduated from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and established the Henry Heil Chemical Co. in 1882. Heil Scientific, as the firm was later known, donated this filter paper to the Smithsonian in 1959. The inscription reads "Max Dreverhoff's, Dresden(/)...205..."
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Filter Paper
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paper (overall material)
overall: 5 3/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 14.605 cm x 11.1125 cm
overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in; 13.97 cm x 11.1125 cm
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
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National Museum of American History
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