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Leyden Jar, by W. & S. Jones, London, c. 1830

Inventory Number: 65041
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1963-22
Brief Description: Part of W. & S. Jones electrostatic cabinet. Glass jar with tinfoil coating the interior and exterior. It has a wooden lid with six pieces of cork attached on the underside, and a copper alloy rod and ball on top of the lid connected to a chain dangling inside of the jar.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Purchased from Roger Warner, Antiques
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Copper Alloy
Wood
Tinfoil
Cork
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
288 90 mm

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