Pyrex Measuring Cup used in Julia Child's Kitchen

Pyrex Measuring Cup used in Julia Child's Kitchen

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Description
To determine volume, weight, temperature, and time, cooks use measuring cups and spoons (for liquids and dry ingredients), thermometers of all sorts for the oven, freezer, or deep-fat fryer; for chocolate, dough, meat, candy, and jelly; scales for liquids and solids; salometers or hydrometers to test the density of a salt or sugar solution; and timers. The well-known cookbook author and television cooking show star Julia Child had a number of the most commonly used American kitchen measuring devices in her kitchen. Now in the collections of the National Museum of American History, Julia's Pyrex glass one- and two- cup measures, are marked in both English measurements (1 cup; 8 oz.) and in metric (250 ml).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
measuring cup
user
Child, Julia
maker
Corning Incorporated
used
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 cm x 13 cm; 3 9/16 in x 5 1/8 in
ID Number
2001.0253.0284
catalog number
2001.0253.0284
accession number
2001.0253
Credit Line
Gift of Julia Child
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Though I never met her Julia was my grandfather's first cousin. It is very fascinating to see her legacy continue.

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