Beaker

Beaker

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Description
In chemical parlance, a beaker is a cylindrical vessel, usually of glass, with a flat bottom. This example has a small beak (or pouring spout) and might date from the mid-nineteenth century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Beaker
Date made
19th century
1800-1900
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 4 7/16 in x 3 5/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 11.27125 cm x 8.41375 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
CH.315225.1
accession number
218474
catalog number
315225.1
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Derek J. Price
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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