Leyden Battery

Unknown Maker


about 1840

Glass, metal, and wood

Overall: 4 3/4 x 8 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (12 x 20.3 x 47 x 47 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument: Electricity


Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument - Electricity

Not on view

Exhibition History

Mind and Hand, MIT Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 31, 2001-May 31, 2003.

Publication History

David Pantalony, Richard L. Kremer, Francis J. Manasek, Study, Measure, Experiment: Stories of Scientific Instruments at Dartmouth College, Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 2005, p. 151-2, ill.


Source unknown; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

Old Number


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