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Instruments for Science, 1800-1914: Scientific Trade Catalogs in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Joseph M. Wightman
Company Name: Joseph M. Wightman (successor to Claxton & Wightman)
Title: ACompanion to the Air Pump, with a description of Claxton's Improved Single Cylinder Lever Air Pumps / A descriptive explanation of a great variety of apparatus and experiments, many of which are original
Imprint: United States (Boston, MA: 1839)
Pagination and Size: 44 p.; 19 x 12 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: air pumps
Notes: Item Number: 52499. Include preface; testimonial; description of instrument; use of instrument; appendix.
Subject Area: Physics ; Education
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Standard Company Name: Joseph M. Wightman
Company Name: Joseph M. Wightman (Successor to Claxton & Wightman)
Title: ACatalogue of Philosophical, Astronomical, Chemical and Electrical Apparatus
Imprint: United States (Boston, MA: 1846)
Pagination and Size: 44 p.; 19 x 12 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: air pumps, magnets and glass prisms
Notes: Item Number: 52501. Includes a description of the company; gold medal award; testimonials; description of instruments; prices; list of astronomical diagarams.
Subject Area: Physics ; Education ; Natural Philosophy
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Standard Company Name: Joseph M. Wightman
Company Name: Joseph M. Wightman
Title: Catalogue and Prices of Philosophical Apparatus
Imprint: United States (Boston, MA: 185-)
Pagination and Size: 36 p.; 19 x 12 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: hydrometers, balances and pyrometers
Notes: Item Number: 52502. Includes price list.
Subject Area: Physics ; Chemistry ; Education
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