- This tin-lined copper retort with moor’s head, suitable for distillation, came from the U.S. Military Academy, and was probably used by cadets studying chemistry.
- Ref: “Application of Chemistry to the arts of agriculture, distilling, tanning, dying, bleaching, gilding, pyrotechny, &c.” Regulation of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (New York, 1832), p. 11.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Distillation Apparatus
- overall: 43.1 cm x 55.9 cm x 34.3 cm; 16 15/16 in x 22 in x 13 1/2 in
- overall: 17 5/8 in x 21 1/2 in x 13 1/4 in; 44.7675 cm x 54.61 cm x 33.655 cm
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- Credit Line
- Transfer from Department of Defense, U.S. Military Academy
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- Medicine and Science: Chemistry
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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