- 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).
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Bottle, Reagent, 4 Oz.
- Date made
- after 1883
- Whitall Tatum Company
- place made
- United States: New Jersey, Millville
- Associated Place
- United States: New Jersey
- 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
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- catalog number
- accession number
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- Medicine and Science: Chemistry
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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