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Nail Brush

Physical Description:
celllulose nitrate (overall material)
boar bristles (bristles material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.5 cm x 8.8 cm x .8 cm; in x 3 7/16 in x 5/16 in
overall: 3/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 1 in; .9525 cm x 9.04875 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
brush
Place made:
Canada
Date made:
1900-1920
after 1910
ID Number:
2006.0098.1715
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1715
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Regulator

Maker:
Matheson Company Incorporated  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 14 in x 5 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 35.56 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Regulator
apparatus, counter-current distribution, parts of
regulator
ID Number:
1981.0824.01.02
Catalog number:
1981.0824.01.02
Accession number:
1981.0824
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National Museum of American History
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Countercurrent Distribution Apparatus

Measurements:
tube rack: 22 in x 18 in x 88 in; 55.88 cm x 45.72 cm x 223.52 cm
boxes 1, 2: 75.692 cm x 45.72 cm x 45.72 cm; 29 13/16 in x 18 in x 18 in
box 3: 31 in x 18 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 78.74 cm x 46.99 cm x 46.99 cm
top frame: 96 in x 33 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 243.84 cm x 85.09 cm x 4.1275 cm
table: 30 1/2 in x 33 1/2 in x 96 in; 77.47 cm x 85.09 cm x 243.84 cm
overall: 68 in x 33 1/2 in x 96 in; 172.72 cm x 85.09 cm x 243.84 cm
overall: 52 in x 95 1/2 in x 34 in; 132.08 cm x 242.57 cm x 86.36 cm
Object Name:
counter-current distribution apparatus, model b-3
Credit Line:
Gift of Northwestern University
ID Number:
1981.0824.01.01
Catalog number:
1981.824.1
1981.0824.1
Accession number:
1981.0824
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National Museum of American History
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Brush

Physical Description:
hair (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.445 cm
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 6.985 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
brush
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Toledo
Date made:
ca 1920
ID Number:
2006.0098.1422
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1422
Accession number:
2006.0098
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National Museum of American History
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thermometer

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (scale material)
metal (overall material)
glass (thermometer material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 7 cm x .5 cm; 5 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 3/16 in
overall: 5 5/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 14.2875 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
thermometer
Credit Line:
Dadie and Norman B. Perlov
ID Number:
2006.0098.1519
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1519
Accession number:
2006.0098
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National Museum of American History
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Hair Brush with Celluloid Handle

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (hairbrush and holder material)
boar bristles (bristles material)
silk (trim material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 cm x 7.3 cm x 2.6 cm; 8 11/16 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 in
overall; brush in holder: 8 3/4 in x 3 in x 1 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 7.62 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
brush and holder
Date made:
ca 1920
ID Number:
2006.0098.1721
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1721
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Garfield Invincible L.O.L. badge

Maker:
Whitehead & Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (parts material)
silk (ribbon material)
metal (parts material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 cm x 7 cm x 1.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 9/16 in
overall: 9 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 23.1775 cm x 6.985 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
badge
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Date made:
after 1896
Subject:
Irish Americans  Search this
Fraternal Associations  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.1278
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1278
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Celluloid
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Platform Scale

Patented by:
Fairbanks, Thaddeus  Search this
Maker:
E. and T. Fairbanks and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 22.9 cm x 15.2 cm x 27.5 cm; 9 in x 6 in x 10 13/16 in
overall: scale: 10 in x 5 1/2 in x 11 1/8 in; 25.4 cm x 13.97 cm x 28.2575 cm
overall: box of parts: 1 3/4 in x 7 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 18.0975 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
Balance
Object Type:
Patent Model
Scales
Place made:
United States: Vermont, Saint Johnsbury
Date made:
1878
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
ID Number:
CH.308959
Catalog number:
308959
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
205,623
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Hose

Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 16 1/4 in x 32 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 41.275 cm x 81.915 cm
Object Name:
hose
apparatus, counter-current distribution, parts of
part, counter-current distribution apparatus
ID Number:
1981.0824.01.03
Accession number:
1981.0824
Catalog number:
1981.0824.01.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Liquid Measures (4)

Measurements:
1/2 deciliter: 2 1/8 in x 2 in x 2 7/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 5.08 cm x 7.3025 cm
1 deciliter: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 6.0325 cm x 8.89 cm
2 deciliter: 3 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 7.3025 cm x 10.795 cm
1/2 liter: 4 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 9.525 cm x 14.605 cm
overall; smallest: 2 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 15/16 in; 5.715 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.92125 cm
overall; largest: 4 7/8 in x 5 9/16 in x 3 3/4 in; 12.3825 cm x 14.12875 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
liquid measures
Date made:
19th century
1800-1900
ID Number:
CH.319507
Catalog number:
319507
Accession number:
239015
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Electric Drying Oven

Retailer:
Fisher Scientific Company  Search this
Maker:
Freas Thermo-Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 29.2 cm x 30 cm x 33 cm; 11 1/2 in x 11 13/16 in x 13 in
Object Name:
Oven
ID Number:
CH.337150
Catalog number:
337150
Accession number:
1979.0026
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gutta percha points

Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 8 cm x 5 cm; 9/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 15/16 in
Object Name:
Gutta Percha Points
ID Number:
2001.3067.02
Nonaccession number:
2001.3067
Catalog number:
2001.3067.02
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National Museum of American History
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Chemistry Lecture Slides of Treat B. Johnson

Owner and assembler:
Johnson, Treat B.  Search this
Manufacturer:
A. T. Thompson and Company  Search this
Measurements:
box 2: 12.1 cm x 34 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 3/4 in x 13 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in
box 1: 11.5 cm x 32.2 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 1/2 in x 12 11/16 in x 4 1/2 in
each slide: 4 in x 3 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 8.255 cm
overall: 4 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 10.795 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
Slides (2 Boxes of 50 Slides Each)
slide
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number:
1979.1177.01.01.01
Accession number:
1979.1177
Catalog number:
1979.1177.01.01.01
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National Museum of American History
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Balance

Patented by:
Riehl  Search this
Olsen, Tinius  Search this
Maker:
Riehl  Search this
Olsen, Tinius  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 10.795 cm x 26.67 cm x 13.97 cm
overall: 4 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 10.795 cm x 26.67 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Balance
Object Type:
Patent Model
Scales
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1874
Date made:
1871
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
ID Number:
CH.308951
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
308951
Patent number:
155,753
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Weights

Measurements:
weight 5: 4 mm x 14 mm x 15 mm; 3/16 in x 9/16 in x 9/16 in
weight 6: 3.7 mm x 14.8 mm x 18.1 mm; 1/8 in x 9/16 in x 11/16 in
weight 4: 3.8 mm x 12 mm x 13 mm; 1/8 in x 1/2 in x 1/2 in
square pan: .2 mm x 25.3 mm x 28.5 mm; in x in x 1 1/8 in
round weight: .3 mm x 18.2 mm; in x 11/16 in
weight 3: 4.4 mm x 13.5 mm x 16.5 mm; 3/16 in x 9/16 in x 5/8 in
Object Name:
Weights
Object Type:
Weights
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Credit Line:
Gift of Johns Hopkins University Department of Chemistry
ID Number:
CH.315868.2
Catalog number:
315868.2
Accession number:
221777
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Volumetric Measures

Measurements:
measure 1: 15/16 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.38125 cm x 8.255 cm
measure 2: 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 7.3025 cm
overall; nestled inside each other: 1 in x 3 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
Volumetric Measures
ID Number:
CH.175575
Catalog number:
175575
Accession number:
30206
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Chemicals

Maker:
Hilger, Adam  Search this
Measurements:
case: 117 mm x 84 mm x 30 mm; 4 5/8 in x 3 5/16 in x 1 3/16 in
overall: 1 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 12.065 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
chemicals, set of
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London, City of London
Credit Line:
Gift of Smith College
ID Number:
1980.0098.05
Catalog number:
1980.0098.05
Accession number:
1980.0098
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National Museum of American History
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Analytical Balance

Maker:
Christian Becker, Inc.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 51.5 cm x 42 cm x 32.4 cm; 20 1/4 in x 16 9/16 in x 12 3/4 in
Object Name:
analytical balance
Object Type:
Balances
Date made:
1915-1960
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
Credit Line:
National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.326623
Catalog number:
326623
Accession number:
261654
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National Museum of American History
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Analytical Balance

Maker:
Kuhlmann, Wilhelm H.F.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 30.2 cm x 38.1 cm x 31.2 cm; 11 7/8 in x 15 in x 12 5/16 in
Object Name:
analytical balance
Object Type:
Balances
Place made:
Germany: Hamburg, Hamburg
Date made:
twentieth century
Subject:
Weights & Measures  Search this
Credit Line:
National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.326624
Catalog number:
326624
Accession number:
261654
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National Museum of American History
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Solar Cell

Maker:
RCA Laboratories  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 mm x 77 mm x 77 mm; 1/16 in x 3 1/32 in x 3 1/32 in
Object Name:
Solar Cell
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Princeton
Date made:
1977-10
October 1977
Credit Line:
Gift of RCA/David Sarnoff Research Center
ID Number:
CH.337000
Accession number:
1979.0187
Catalog number:
337000
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National Museum of American History
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