Hydrometer

Hydrometer

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Description
Small glass hydrometer with shot ballast. The paper label is marked “Specific Gravity Scale 60° F” and “E. H. SARGENT & CO. / Chicago, Ill. / 4842.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hydrometer
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 1.905 cm
overall in box: 1 1/8 in x 8 1/8 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 20.6375 cm x 3.01625 cm
ID Number
1984.0046.024
catalog number
1984.0046.024
accession number
1984.0046
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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