Mercury Electric Contact

Made:
1840-1880 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Mercury Electric Contact
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Mercury electric contact used by James Joule; magnets are missing.

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Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1969.5.49
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
type:
scientific equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Gift of University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology

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