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

Inventory Number: 78610
Object Type:
Persons: Dollond
Date Created: c.1780
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: ?1939-1
Brief Description: Glass globe with brass support on axis housed in turned pillar set on a brass box with crank with wooden handle. Brass support for red leather pad on brass plate held by knurled screw, and silk cloth. Screw clamp below for table support. See also Prime Conductor (inv. no. 17484). In case.
Primary Inscriptions: "Dollond / London"
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Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
460 mm

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