Item Details

Apothecary Scale Set

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Brass (Alloy)
Summary
Set includes a 2-plate apothecary scale with plates attached by chains, 4 square weights, 4 round weights, and additional weights of varying sizes; contained in an oval, metal box with the image of an eagle on the outside.
Date Created
1847; circa 1847
Description
2 x 12.9 x 6.7 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by Ralph M. Curt
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00942
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