Retort Stand

Retort Stand

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Description
This iron retort stand came from the Draper family and may date from the late nineteenth century. The "E&A" inscription on the base probably refers to Eimer & Amend in New York.
Ref: Benjamin Pike, Jr., Pike’s Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue of Optical, Mathematical, and Philosophical Instruments (New York, 1848), vol. 2, p. 72
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Retort Stand
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 31.3 cm x 11.4 cm x 16 cm; 12 5/16 in x 4 1/2 in x 6 5/16 in
overall: 12 7/16 in x 4 7/16 in x 6 1/8 in; 31.59125 cm x 11.27125 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
CH.334003.036
catalog number
334003.036
accession number
304826
Credit Line
Gift of John William Christopher Draper and James Christopher Draper
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