- The “Leviton 6A-125V.3A-250 V und. Lab. Insp.” inscription on this electric sterilizer refers to the Leviton Manufacturing Co. Isidor Leviton (1886-1965) was a Jewish immigrant from Kiev who opened a tin smithing shop in Manhattan 1906, producing mantle tips for gas lighting. In time, the business grew and relocated to Rhode Island.
- Ref: “Isidor Leviton, a Manufacturer of Electrical Devices, Dies at 79,” New York Times (June 10, 1965), p. 35.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Sterilizer, Electrical
- Other Terms
- Sterilizer, Electrical; Medicine
- overall: 6 in x 8 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 22.225 cm x 8.255 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Dr. Eugene E. Myer
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- Medicine and Science: Medicine
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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