Test Tube

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Object Name: 
Test Tube
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.8.327
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.3 cm, Diam (max): 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Science Museum, London
Primary Description: 
Test Tube. Colorless glass, blown. Cylinder with rounded bottom, slightly narrower neck, and rounded rim. Interior of neck is matte.
Provenance: 
Science Museum, Source
2016-10-12
McLachlan, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
MADE IN / QUICKFIT / ENGLAND / MF24/2/6
inscription
Stamped; Painted side white; "MADE IN QUICKFIT ENGLAND" in circular insignia; "MF 24/2/6" painted below circle; solid white rectangle stamped below inscription
9/26
inscription
Stamped neck, below rim blue; white circular insignia above inscription