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Urinometer, 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 70301
Object Type: Object
Accession Number: 1950-15
Brief Description: Urinometer, glass with ivory scale and mercury weight. One side of scale engraved with divisions 0 to 60. Other side has divisions marked "W" [water], "H" [healthy], "S", and "Diabetes". The instrument is weighted with mercury and sealed with sealing wax. With green cylindrical case.
Primary Inscriptions: "Diabetes S H W" printed on one side of ivory scale.
Provenance: Purchaser Exchange.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Ivory
Mercury
Sealing Wax
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
132 mm

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