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Catalog Number 01.0006.013
Object Name Dryer, Hair
Title Hamilton Beach Quick-Dry, No. 7 Blow Drier
Description 01.0006.013.01 - blow drier
01.0006.013.02 - stand

Cream enamel over metal body. Little slide button on top opens and closes vent for "warm" and "hot." Name plate on back. Vents on side bottom. On/off switches under blower. Stand has metal piece which slides and fits into handle to hold blower upright. Yellow covered cord from handle.
Date 1950s?
Collection Lin Tsai Collection
Accession number 01.0006.013
Caption Hamilton Beach Quick-Dry, No. 7 Blow Drier
Catalog date 2003-01-26
Catalog type History
Provenance Used in Dr. Lin Tsai’s chemistry laboratory to support Stadtmans. The blow drier was used to dry things in the lab.

Dr. Lin Tsai (1922-2003) was born in Hong Kong, coming to the United States for his Master’s and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. He became a naturalized citizen in 1962. He came to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in 1959, where he worked in the Laboratory of Biochemistry with Earl and Thressa Stadtman. His research focus was the stereochemical course of enzymatic reactions and the structures and syntheses of organic compounds. His most important work centered on nicotinic acid metabolism and riboflavin degradation.
Number of images 1
Updated 2017-02-16
Condition Good
Organizations NIH; NHI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
NIH; NHLBI, Laboratory of Biochemistry
Buildings Building 3
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none
People Tsai, Lin