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Reagent Bottle

Reagent Bottle

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Description
The “AMMONIUM / CHLORIDE / NH4 CI.” inscription on this 4 oz. glass bottle identifies the original contents. The The “W.T. CO. U.S.A." inscription refers to Whitall Tatum, the manufacturer of the bottle.The “PAT. MAY 1, 1883” on the rim refers to Frank Fanning Jewett (1844-1926), the Oberlin College professor of chemistry who designed the stopper.
Ref: Frank F. Jewett, “Bottle-Stopper,” U.S. Patent 276,822 (May 1, 1883).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Bottle, Reagent, 4 Oz.
Date made
after 1883
maker
Whitall Tatum Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Millville
Measurements
overall: 108 mm x 52 mm; 4 1/4 in x 2 1/16 in
over stopper: 14.7 cm; 5 13/16 in
overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 14.605 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
1979.0768.24
catalog number
1979.0768.24
accession number
1979.0768
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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