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Accession number 1962.068
Catalog Number 1962.068.0001
Object Name Machine, Electrostatic
Description Machine has a rectangular box with a removable lid, attached with 2 thumbscrews to stand having four wooden legs; legs all have a stretcher between them, 4 in total, one on each side; inside box is a glass cylinder with a crank to turn for creating a static charge
Depth (in) 14
Height (in) 32.8
Length (in) 20.3
Material Wood/Metal/Glass
Provenance See Shaker Furniture, plate 39 & page 93

Ref: 9758 Mem - Memoranda- HSV Library
See entry dated April 2, 1847, p. 27: "______ machine for the cure of cancer and ______"

Purchase magnetic machine April 14, 1847