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Title: 1956S00727.00005 Sikes's Hydrometer
Description: 1956S00727.00005
Sikes's Hydrometer, 1846-1888
Maker: Ludwig Oertling

Brass float with nine weights, to test the gravity of liquids. Used in the brewing/distilling industries to measure the specific density of a liquid and determine the alcohol level.
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Science and Industry
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Manufacturers
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Brewery
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Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by the Board of Trade, 1956.