- Glass desiccator of the sort associated with the German chemist, Carl Remigius Fresenius (1818-1897). An example of “Fresenius’s Desiccator for drying alkaloids by simply exposing them in a close vessel over sulphuric acid” was shown to a local English chemical association in 1875.
- Ref: Henry Heil Instrument Co., Illustrated Catalogue and Price-List of Chemical Apparatus (St. Louis, 1903), p. 215.
- “Leeds Chemists Association,” The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions (Dec. 1875): 512.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Desiccator, Fresnius
- Fresenius Desiccator
- Associated Place
- United States: New Jersey
- overall: 8 in x 5 3/4 in; 20.32 cm x 14.605 cm
- lid: 4 in; 10.16 cm
- overall: 8 in x 5 7/8 in; 20.32 cm x 14.9225 cm
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- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Stevens Institute of Technology
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- Medicine and Science: Chemistry
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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