Priestley, Joseph

Butter Dishes

Two sets of cut glass butter dishes with flower shaped handles, deep bowls, accompanying plates, and glass drains to separate ice from butter.  This set reportedly belonged to Joseph Priestley.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00342

Location: Shelf 19

Subject: dish set

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Frame Wedgwood Medallion, 1952

The first Priestley Award medallion presented in 1952. The award is framed in a wooden shadow box backed with red velvet.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00343

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Priestley Award

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Joseph Priestley Commemorative Plate

White Wedgwood plate with profile of Joseph Priestley in center in black.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00438

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00439)

Subject: Commemorative Plates, Wedgwood

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Priestley Medallion plaque, 1983

Wedgwood plaque of Joseph Priestley medallion.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00586

Location: Shelf 27

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, Priestley Award

Format: Currency/Medallions

Priestley Scientific Glassware

Ten pieces of various scientific glassware owned and used by John Priestley for his experiements. The set includes several clear glass test tubes, flasks, "s" tubes, and a flask with a valve.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00337

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00340, 00341)

Subject: scientific glassware

Format: Glassware/Ceramics, Scientific Equipment

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