University of Toronto Scientific Instruments Collection
Preserving the material heritage of research at the University of Toronto's
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The Vitreous World 2018-2020
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This is a glass disc with a mirrored surface on one face and a clear glass surface on the other. The faces are separated by a rim of heavy glass, approx. 2.5 cm in width. The mirrored surface has three rectangular inlays of a different substance than the main mirror,
This piece consists of a glass flask in the shape of a tube with two bulbs. Inside the flask are a number of small glass tubes arranged in a helix, each open to the air at both ends. In the centre of each bulb three more tubes are set inside
This piece consists of a hollow metal sphere from which several spouts protrude. One large spout protrudes from the top; one large and two small protrude from the bottom.
Glassware tube with tapered ends and a perpendicular spout at either end; tube contains a tube within another tube, each connected to a spout.
2000 cubic centimerter glass flask with “bulb” chamber in neck. Volume measurement lines mark the neck. 15 degrees Celsius is indicated on the flask.