- 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.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- 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
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Transfer from Department of Defense, U.S. Military Academy
- See more items in
- Medicine and Science: Chemistry
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.