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Crucible

Crucible

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Description
The “BATTERSEA / … / MORGAN / …” inscription on the side of this crucible refers to the Morgan brothers who established the Patent Plumbago Crucible Company, in Battersea, London, in 1856. That firm became the Morgan Crucible Co. in 1881, and is now Morgan Advanced Materials.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Crucible
place made
United Kingdom: England
Measurements
overall: 140 mm x 92 mm; 5 1/2 in x 3 5/8 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 13/16 in x 3 5/8 in; 13.97 cm x 9.68375 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
CH.316226.168
catalog number
316226.168
accession number
217523
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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