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Pith Ball Versorium Electroscope, English, c. 1830

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Inventory Number: 96440
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Glass rod on a wooden pedestal terminating in a metal ball with an Iron point protruding at the top and a metal hook to the side. The brass indicator, terminated by two gilded pith balls, is pivoted on the glass rod.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Transferred from the Old Chemical Laboratory (Inorganic Chemical Laboratory), Oxford.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Copper Alloy
Pith
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
500 133 mm

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