Laboratory crucible, purportedly taken from the scene of the Parkman-Webster Murder, 1824-1850

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Title

Laboratory crucible, purportedly taken from the scene of the Parkman-Webster Murder, 1824-1850

Subject

Artifact
Harvard Medical School History
Parkman-Webster Murder
Trials (Murder)
Chemistry.

Description

Crucible, purportedly taken from the laboratory of Dr. John W. Webster, North Grove Street, Boston, scene of the Parkman-Webster murder

Abstract

Crucible, reportedly taken from the laboratory of Dr. John W. Webster, North Grove Street, Boston, scene of the Parkman-Webster murder

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1849 November

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all the materials in the collection. For use information, contact the Warren Anatomical Museum Curator at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Accessing collections in the Warren Anatomical Museum and the Warren Anatomical Museum archive requires advanced notice. Please submit a request to Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu to access the displayed item

Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum

Format

object

Extent

1 object

Medium

Ceramic

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum number: 21895

Provenance

Collected by Miss Esther H. Read (1902-1991) to be included in the collections of the Warren Anatomical Museum. Crucible was gifted to the Warren Anatomical Museum between 1920 and 1991.

Files

Webster Crucible.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Laboratory crucible, purportedly taken from the scene of the Parkman-Webster Murder, 1824-1850,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed December 15, 2018, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/18262.

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