Separatory Funnel

Separatory Funnel

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Brown University opened a new chemistry building in 1862, in response to the growing “demand for improved facilities for instruction in this department of learning, intimately connected as it is with manufacturing interests and industrial pursuits.” This separatory funnel was probably acquired at that time.
Ref: John J. Griffin and Sons, Chemical Handicraft (London, 1866), p. 173.
Reuben Aldrich Guild, History of Brown University (Providence, 1867), pp. 279-282.
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overall: 8.6 cm x 29.2 cm; 3 3/8 in x 11 1/2 in
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Gift of Brown University
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