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scale, hand held

scale, hand held

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Description
Tiny, shallow, brass bowls attached to the balance with black cotton string.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
balance
scale
date made
18th century
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 2 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0900
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 988
catalog number
1991.0664.0900
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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