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Test Glass

Test Glass

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Description
This V-shaped glass with pouring lip and foot was designed for chemical experiments. The form is associated with Thomas Clark (1801-1867), a Scotsman who, in 1833, became professor of chemistry at Marischal College in Aberdeen. By 1841, examples could be had from Richard Griffin & Co., apparatus dealers in Glasgow.
Richard Griffin & Co., Descriptive Catalogue of Chemical Apparatus (Glasgow, 1841), pp. 55 and 82-83.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Test Glass
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in; 20.955 cm x 13.335 cm
overall: 8 3/16 in x 6 in x 5 1/2 in; 20.79625 cm x 15.24 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
CH.315369
accession number
218984
catalog number
315369
Credit Line
Gift of Brown University
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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