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Hydrometers

Hydrometers

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Description
Wooden box with six glass hydrometers, three with mercury ballast and three with shot ballast. All have paper labels. One reads "spec. Gew." One reads "specif. Gewicht." One reads "specif Gew." One reads "Be" "Sp. G." with Baume and specific gravity scales. One reads "Normal araometer" and "Sp. Gew." And one reads "Spec. Gew." t = 15 degrees C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hydrometers
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 24.13 cm x 16.51 cm
overall in case: 1 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 24.13 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
PH.316872
catalog number
316872
accession number
222983
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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