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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 "Chem.(/)reines(/)Baryt-Filtrir-Papier(/)...(/)No. 206... “
Ref: Henry Heil Chemical Co., Illustrated Catalogue and Price-List of Chemical Apparatus (St. Louis, 1904), pp. 228-229.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Filter Paper
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 7 in x 4 3/8 in; 17.78 cm x 11.1125 cm
ID Number
CH.316635.07
catalog number
316635.07
accession number
225570
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National Museum of American History
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