Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
6237 documents - page 1 of 312

Mineralogical Field Kit

Balance designer:
Plattner, Karl Friedrich  Search this
Designer:
Plattner, Karl Friedrich  Search this
Maker:
Hildebrand, Max  Search this
Measurements:
box: 4 in x 8 in x 11 in; 10.16 cm x 20.32 cm x 27.94 cm
overall in box: 4 in x 11 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in; 10.16 cm x 29.845 cm x 20.6375 cm
Object Name:
Blowpipe with Attachments
Date made:
designed 1833
1833
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Moore
ID Number:
CH.314992.02
Catalog number:
314992.02
Accession number:
212973
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1739
Additional Online Media:

Mineralogical Field Kit

Property of:
Richards, Robert H.  Search this
Originator:
Plattner, Karl Friedrich  Search this
Maker:
Plattner, Karl Friedrich  Search this
Physical Description:
wood; glass; metal; ivory; horn (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 11 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 22.225 cm x 29.845 cm
overall: 6 3/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 29.845 cm x 22.225 cm
Object Name:
Apparatus for Chemical Analysis
Date made:
ca. 1898
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. G. A. Roush
ID Number:
CH.315918.03
Catalog number:
315918.03
Accession number:
222975
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1894
Additional Online Media:

illustrations of use of celluloid in film

Perfector of film process:
Stevens, John  Search this
Measurements:
mm: 380 mm x 460 mm x 35 mm; 14 15/16 in x 18 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 14 7/8 in x 17 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 37.7825 cm x 45.4025 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
Illustrations of Use of Celluloid in Film
Date made:
ca. 1890; ca. 1892
advertisment ca. 1890, frame of movie ca. 1892
Credit Line:
Gift of Celanese Plastic Company
ID Number:
CH.334313
Catalog number:
334313
Accession number:
310799
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2715

Stormer Viscosimeter

Distributor; retailer:
Arthur H. Thomas Company  Search this
Maker:
Fisher Scientific Company  Search this
Arthur H. Thomas Company  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
birch (overall material)
aluminum (overall material)
non-ferrous metal (overall material)
Measurements:
knurl knob: 60 mm x 25 mm; 2 3/8 in x in
large cylinder: 75 mm x 97 mm; 2 15/16 in x 3 13/16 in
indicator: 24 mm; 15/16 in
base, support: 36 cm x 17.2 cm x 26.5 cm; 14 3/16 in x 6 3/4 in x 10 7/16 in
case: 40 cm x 21 cm x 29.5 cm; 15 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 11 5/8 in
dial: 32 mm; 1 1/4 in
overall in box: 15 13/16 in x 8 in x 11 5/8 in; 40.16375 cm x 20.32 cm x 29.5275 cm
Object Name:
viscosimeter
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Credit Line:
Koppers Co., Inc., Metal Products Division
ID Number:
CH.336370
Accession number:
1978.0078
Catalog number:
336370
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Measuring & Mapping
Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2957
Additional Online Media:

Balance

U.s. agent of manufacturer:
Arthur H. Thomas Company  Search this
Business predecessor of maker spoerhase:
C. Staudinger  Search this
Maker:
Wilhelm Spoerhase  Search this
Measurements:
each pan: 70 mm; x 2 3/4 in
beam: 13 cm; 5 1/8 in
overall: 51.8 cm x 40.3 cm x 33.8 cm; 20 3/8 in x 15 7/8 in x 13 5/16 in
Object Name:
Analytical Balance
Object Type:
Balances
Place Made:
Deutschland: Hessen, Giessen
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
ID Number:
1980.0597.03
Catalog number:
1980.597.3
Accession number:
1980.0597
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_149

cosmetic tray

Designer; developer:
Sharat, Julius  Search this
Maker:
Revlon  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 mm x 56 mm x 210 mm; 5/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 8 1/4 in
each cup: 3.9 mm x 34 mm; 1/8 in x 1 5/16 in
overall: 5/16 in x 8 1/4 in x 2 3/16 in; .79375 cm x 20.955 cm x 5.55625 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic tray
Date made:
1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Julius Sharat
ID Number:
1981.0264.01
Accession number:
1981.0264
Catalog number:
1981.0264.01
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309
Additional Online Media:

retort

Authenticator:
Roberts, Gayle Blake  Search this
Maker:
Josiah Wedgwood & Sons  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 48.2 cm x 15.1 cm; 18 31/32 in x 5 15/16 in
inner opening: 19 mm; x 3/4 in
overall: 18 in x 6 in x 8 1/2 in; 45.72 cm x 15.24 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
Retort
Date made:
ca. 1807
ID Number:
1979.1178.1
Catalog number:
1979.1178.1
Accession number:
1979.1178
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_94
Additional Online Media:

gas generator

Measurements:
box: 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 11 in; 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm x 27.94 cm
overall: 12 in x 4 5/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 30.48 cm x 11.7475 cm x 18.0975 cm
Object Name:
gas generator
Credit Line:
Transfer from Coast and Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
CH.315983
Catalog number:
315983
Accession number:
223100
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1901
Additional Online Media:

Gelometer

Measurements:
overall: 25 3/4 in x 9 in x 11 in; 65.405 cm x 22.86 cm x 27.94 cm
base: 8 in x 11 in; x 20.32 cm x 27.94 cm
overall: 25 3/4 in x 7 7/8 in x 11 1/4 in; 65.405 cm x 20.0025 cm x 28.575 cm
Object Name:
Scale, Electrical Bulk Weighing Machine Dispenser
Object Type:
Scales
Date made:
1925
Credit Line:
Transfer from Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.316596
Catalog number:
316596
Accession number:
225869
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2128
Additional Online Media:

Centrifuge

Measurements:
overall: 13 in; 33.02 cm
overall: 14 7/8 in x 2 in x 4 5/8 in; 37.7825 cm x 5.08 cm x 11.7475 cm
Object Name:
centrifuge, hand
Credit Line:
Gift of Department of Chemistry, Catholic University of America
ID Number:
CH.316910
Catalog number:
316910
Accession number:
229658
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2269
Additional Online Media:

Electrolysis Apparatus

Measurements:
base: 2 3/4 in; x 6.985 cm
top: 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm
overall: 6 in; 15.24 cm
overall: 6 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 15.875 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
Electrochemical Apparatus
Credit Line:
Gift of Science Museum
ID Number:
CH.319401
Catalog number:
319401
Accession number:
237137
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2373
Additional Online Media:

Carborundum Crusher (Model)

Measurements:
base: 10 3/4 in x 7 1/8 in; 27.305 cm x 18.0975 cm
pan: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
overall: 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm
overall: 9 5/8 in x 10 11/16 in x 7 1/8 in; 24.4475 cm x 27.14625 cm x 18.0975 cm
Object Name:
Crusher, Carborundum (Model)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Carborundum Company
ID Number:
CH.319520
Catalog number:
319520
Accession number:
118902
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2381
Additional Online Media:

Aloxite Crusher (Model)

Measurements:
model: 5 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 14.605 cm x 14.605 cm x 21.59 cm
overall: 5 5/8 in x 5 3/4 in x 9 in; 14.2875 cm x 14.605 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Crusher, Aloxite (Model)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Carborundum Company
ID Number:
CH.319521
Catalog number:
319521
Accession number:
118902
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2382
Additional Online Media:

Abrasive Mixing Machine (Model)

Measurements:
model: 10 in; 25.4 cm
base: 11 in x 9 1/8 in; 27.94 cm x 23.1775 cm
overall: 9 9/16 in x 10 7/8 in x 9 1/8 in; 24.28875 cm x 27.6225 cm x 23.1775 cm
Object Name:
mixing machine
Credit Line:
Gift of the Carborundum Company
ID Number:
CH.319524
Catalog number:
319524
Accession number:
118902
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2385
Additional Online Media:

Oil Drop Apparatus

Maker:
W. G. Pye & Company  Search this
Measurements:
microscope tube: 15.2 cm x 2.2 cm; 6 in x 7/8 in
overall: 15.2 cm x 16.5 cm x 20.3 cm; 6 in x 6 1/2 in x 8 in
overall: 6 in x 7 7/8 in x 6 7/16 in; 15.24 cm x 20.0025 cm x 16.35125 cm
Object Name:
Oil Drop Apparatus
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Credit Line:
Gift of Rutgers University Department of Physics
ID Number:
CH.327637
Catalog number:
327637
Accession number:
268279
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2528
Additional Online Media:

Oil Drop Apparatus

Maker:
Cambridge Instrument Company  Search this
Measurements:
microscope tube: 16.5 cm x 3.2 cm; 6 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 14.6 cm x 16.5 cm x 22.8 cm; 5 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 9 in
overall: 5 9/16 in x 8 3/16 in x 6 5/8 in; 14.12875 cm x 20.79625 cm x 16.8275 cm
Object Name:
Oil Drop Apparatus
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Credit Line:
Gift of Rutgers University Department of Physics
ID Number:
CH.327638
Catalog number:
327638
Accession number:
268279
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2529
Additional Online Media:

Milady Decolletee

Maker:
Gillette Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (case material)
satin (lining of case material)
non-ferrous metal (razor and blade case material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 cm x 8.7 cm x 7.9 cm; 13/16 in x 3 7/16 in x 3 1/8 in
overall in case: 1 in x 3 7/16 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.54 cm x 8.73125 cm x 7.9375 cm
Object Name:
razor
Date made:
after 1915
Credit Line:
Dadie and Norman B. Perlov
ID Number:
2006.0098.1600
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1600
Accession number:
2006.0098
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1347462
Additional Online Media:

Ever-Ready

Maker:
Eveready  Search this
Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (case material)
non ferrous metal (razor and blade case material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.3 cm x 7 cm x 6.5 cm; 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 9/16 in
overall in case: 15/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 7.3025 cm x 7.3025 cm
Object Name:
razor
Date made:
ca 1930
after 1914
Credit Line:
Dadie and Norman B. Perlov
ID Number:
2006.0098.1601
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1601
Accession number:
2006.0098
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1347463
Additional Online Media:

mineralogical field kit

Maker:
Plattner, Karl Friedrich  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 7/8 in x 12 in x 9 in; 17.4625 cm x 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
mineralogical field kit
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Richard H. Eurich and his son, Mr. Alan R. Eurich
ID Number:
CH.315410.06.01
Accession number:
219409
Catalog number:
315410.06.01
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1807
Additional Online Media:

box of crucibles

Measurements:
overall: 4 1/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 5 in; 10.4775 cm x 19.685 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
box of crucibles
Object Type:
Balances
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Richard H. Eurich and his son, Mr. Alan R. Eurich
ID Number:
CH.315410.02
Catalog number:
315410.02
Accession number:
219409
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1803
Additional Online Media:

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • National Museum of American History