Magdenburg pressure discs

Magdenburg pressure discs

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Object Name
magdenburg pressure discs
Magdenburg pressure discs
Woodrow Wilson High School
Welch Scientific Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
United States: Ohio, Youngstown
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 4 13/16 in; 8.89 cm x 12.192 cm
overall; 1 of 2: 3 1/4 in x 15 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 39.37 cm
overall; 2 of 2: 3 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 6 in; 8.255 cm x 13.335 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Richard J. Zitto
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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