Stand

Astronomy

Accession Number: 2019.ast.135

Description:

This object is a the base of a small tripod lab-stand. It consists of three feet from which a simple metal tube rises vertically. This is open at the top end.

Primary Materials: Metal: Iron Alloy

Dimensions (cm): Base Diameter = 16, Height = 26.2

Function:

This base can support a stand which can hold lab equipment in place.

Condition:

Fair: The majority of the surface of the stand is badly corroded. There is a small smudge of blue paint on the upright tube close to the tripod base.

Date of Manufacture: 20th Century

Provenance:

This object was moved from the David Dunlap Observatory in Richmond Hill in 2009, upon the sale of the observatory. It was stored at the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics until 2017, when it was moved to a new storage location in McLennan Physical Laboratories.