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Leyden Jar On Insulating Stand, by W. & S. Jones?, London, c. 1830

Inventory Number: 80429
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1963-22
Brief Description: Part of the W. & S. Jones electrostatic cabinet. Insulating stand has wooden circular base and top connected by a cylindrical glass leg. The Leyden jar is a large cylindrical glass jar with the lower half covered in tin foil on the interior and exterior. It has a wooden lid with two cork pieces on the inside and a copper alloy rod and ball above connected to a copper alloy chain that dangles down the centre of the jar.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Purchased from Roger Warner, Antiques
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Glass
Copper Alloy
Tinfoil
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
335 150 mm

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