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Electric Egg Stand for Electrostatic Instrument, by W. & S. Jones, London, c. 1830

Inventory Number: 71893
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1963-22
Brief Description: A tall wooden frame with a fixed circular disc half way up. Two more circular discs sit above the first and can be moved up the frame. Two metal pins are present one beneath the discs and one above.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Purchased from Roger Warner, Antiques
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
364 205 72 mm

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