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Naphthol Yellow L.

Naphthol Yellow L.

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Description
This 30 ml glass bottle containsa synthetic dye known as Napthol Yellow L. The "Wm. Pickhardt & Kuttroff, New York" inscription refers to a dyestuff firm that was established in 1861, and that became the Continental Color and Chemical Co. in 1906.
This sample was probably part of the Loeb Collection of Chemical Types, a collection that was formed under the bequest of Morris Loeb (1863-1912), a Jewish-American chemist and philanthropist, and sent to the Smithsonian in 1920.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Naphthol Yellow L.
Physical Description
glass (container material)
naphthol yellow l. (contents material)
Measurements
overall: 84 mm x 37 mm; 3 5/16 in x 1 7/16 in
without stopper: 70 mm; 2 3/4 in
ID Number
1980.0597.32
catalog number
1980.0597.32
accession number
1980.0597
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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