Bottle of Kelp Ashes
YPM catalog no. 29.1.
Height 10 inches (25 centimeters).
Sent to Benjamin Silliman from Normandy, France, by Gay Lussac.
The chemistry component in the Yale Peabody Museum’s Division of Historical Scientific Instruments provides some of the more unique and bizarre items, including:
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