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Object Name Balance
Catalog Number 1953.13
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Wood; wrought iron; brass; silk;
Dimensions H-6.75 W-3.25 D-1 inches
Description This is a set of apothecary scales with a wrought iron beam with two brass pans. There is a hinged wooden case with velvet lining with sculpted recesses. There is a single sub compartment holding weights.
Notes Old card, "Medicine scales of Dr. James B. Willis. Given by his grandson, James Selby, Michigan."
Collection James Selby Collection
People Willis, Dr. James
Subjects Weights & measures
Measurement
Measures
Measuring
Medicine
Apothecaries
Pharmacies
Pharmacists
Drugs
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS