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Test Glass

Test Glass

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Conical 8-oz. 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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test glass
overall: 171 mm x 77 mm; 6 3/4 in x 3 1/16 in
overall: 6 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in; 17.145 cm x 9.525 cm x 8.5725 cm
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Transfer from Department of Defense, U.S. Military Academy
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