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Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037181
Description
Glass graduate, made of heavy molded glass, with a broad base and a flat bottom; the body of the graduate is conical and flares outwards to an out-turned lip with a molded pour spout on the side
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Accession Number
997037181
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- graduate
Description
Glass graduate, made of heavy molded glass, with a broad base and a flat bottom; the body of the graduate is conical and flares outwards to an out-turned lip with a molded pour spout on the side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Whitall Tatum Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The side of the graduate has increment lines with the marks "Pt // 1 // 1/2 // 1/4 // = ["=" superscripted]0 // 16 // 14 // 12 // 10 // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2 // 1" etched in the glass; the company logo on the back is diamond-shaped and has the words "GUARANTEED // N.Y. // WHITALL TATUM CO. // PHILA. // ACCURATE" stamped on the glass
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 A8-7
Dimension Notes
Length 21.2 cm x Diam. 13.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly worn; no chipping
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," by the Kny-Scheerer Co., 21st. ed., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, p. 1116 (similar to item # A/-5534A)
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
Less detail