- This U-shaped glass tube came from the Draper family. It may have been used to dry hydrogen gas, and may date from the mid-nineteenth century.
- Ref: John Joseph Griffin, Chemical Recreations (Glasgow, 1847), p. 234.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Drying Tube
- Associated Place
- United States: New Jersey
- overall: 105 mm x 53 mm x 16 mm; 4 1/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 5/8 in
- overall: 4 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 5.3975 cm x 1.5875 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of John William Christopher Draper and James Christopher Draper
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- Medicine and Science: Chemistry
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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