Test Glass

Test Glass

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V-shaped test glass with graduations, pouring lip, and foot. The form, sometimes termed a graduated measure glass, is associated with Thomas Clark (1801-1867), a Scotsman who, in 1833, became professor of chemistry at Marischal College in Aberdeen.
Ref: Richard Griffin & Co., Descriptive Catalogue of Chemical Apparatus (Glasgow, 1841), pp. 55 and 82-83.
Ref: Benjamin Pike, Jr., Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue of Optical, Mathematical, and Philosophical Apparatus (New York, 1848), vol. 2, p. 65.
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Object Name
Graduated Glass Cup
test glass
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 95 mm x 54 mm; 3 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in
overall: 4 13/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 12.22375 cm x 6.35 cm x 5.715 cm
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Credit Line
Transfer from Department of Defense, U.S. Military Academy
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National Museum of American History
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