test tube rack, circular

test tube rack, circular

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Henry Heil (1854-1919) was born in Germany, moved to the United States in 1872, graduated from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and established the Henry Heil Chemical Co. in 1882. Heil Scientific, as the firm was later known, donated this circular wooden test tube rack to the Smithsonian in 1959.
Ref: Henry Heil Chemical Co., Illustrated Catalogue and Price-List of Chemical Apparatus (St. Louis, 1904), p. 408.
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Object Name
Test Tube Rack
Date made
ca. 1900
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 15 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in; 39.37 cm x 20.955 cm
overall: 15 11/16 in x 8 1/2 in; 39.84625 cm x 21.59 cm
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National Museum of American History
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