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Plunge Battery, English, c. 1860

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Inventory Number: 87655
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1964-221
Brief Description: Three earthenware containers mounted in a mahogany tray, Inside the container there are plates of thin copper mounted on a wooden frame with a zinc plate on either side and brass terminals at the top. The units could be raised and lowered by one of the two small sacks of weights, one appears to contain filings and the other lead sheets.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Donated by Mr. A. C. Longland
Collection Group:
Material(s): Earthenware
Mahogany
Copper Alloy
Copper
Zinc
Lead
Hessian
Metal
String
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
253 102 344 mm

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