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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000006024
Description
Glass graduate, a hollow column tapered downward and closed at the bottom with a stand; the stand is a disc that is convex; the graduate has one pouring spout on the top rim, and graduated in fluid ounces, pints and quarts on the body on both sides to the spout; it can contain up to 1 quart; there …
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Accession Number
000006024
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- graduate
Description
Glass graduate, a hollow column tapered downward and closed at the bottom with a stand; the stand is a disc that is convex; the graduate has one pouring spout on the top rim, and graduated in fluid ounces, pints and quarts on the body on both sides to the spout; it can contain up to 1 quart; there is a vertical mould seam on the exterior, starting from the spout and running down the side of the body, ending at the edge of the stand; and a similar seam on the opposite side of the spout; there is a circular mould seam along the edge of the stand; there is a circular tool line on the interior, near the bottom; an oval paper sticker is adhered to the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson.
Maker
Eastman Kodak
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: pale blue
glass: clear; greyish-green
Inscriptions
Graduations on the body are in white and are divided into halves by a vertical line for each graduation; for both graduations, "OZ" is printed on the upper right to the highest scale line, and "QT" at the upper left; numbers are aligned on the left with the corresponding scale lines, and read downwards: "QT // 1 // PT // 1 // ½"; another set of numbers are aligned to the right of the lines and read, "OZ // 32 // 28 // 24 // 20 // 16 // 12 // 8 // 6 // 4 // 2"; bottom reads, "GRADUATED // FOR // PHOTOGRAPHIC USE ONLY"; letters arranged to form a circle read, "EASTMANKODAK // ROCHESTERNY"; inside the circle are the letters "EKC"; printed on the sticker are the words, "SOLE IMPORTED INTO CANADA // CANADIAN // KODAK CO., LIMITED // TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 27.3 cm x Width 14.8 cm x Depth 15.6 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a white solid on the interior bottom; there are brown stains on the bottom of the stand and on the sticker; the paper sticker seems to have silver coating on a pale blue substrate, but its original colour cannot be determined; the interior bottom has many scratches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments JC-141," Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 281 (item 16175)
Research Facts
This item was made "for photographic use only"; this means its scaling is not accurate enough for scientific analysis, nor has it been approved by authority for accurate measurement.
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