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Test Tube Containing Gold Derived from the Ignition of Strychnine, c.1930

Inventory Number: 13512
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-5
Brief Description: Test tube with cork stopper, in plastic box. Attached handwritten identifying label. Contains a dull light-brown fragmented solid. Referred to in J. C. Smith's accompanying letter, 1979, in the manuscript collection.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Transferred from the Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford, in 1998. Sent to Sir Ewart Jones by J. C. Smith in 1979.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Cork
Plastic
Unknown Light-Brown Solid
Possible Residual Strychnine
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
110 mm

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