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Globe Electrostatic Machine, by Dollond, London, c. 1780

Inventory Number: 78610
Object Type: Object
Persons: Dollond
Date Created: c.1780
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: ?1939-1
Brief Description: Glass globe with copper alloy support on axis housed in turned pillar set on a copper alloy box with crank with wooden handle. Copper alloy support for red leather pad on copper alloy plate held by knurled screw, and silk cloth. Screw clamp below for table support.

In large wood case with iron handles and copper alloy swing clasp.
Primary Inscriptions: "Dollond / London"
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Iron
Copper Alloy
Glass
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
460 mm

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