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Test Glass

Test Glass

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Graduate
test glass
Measurements
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
ID Number
CH.316466.075
catalog number
316466.075
accession number
223721
Credit Line
Transfer from Department of Defense, U.S. Military Academy
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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