Standard Volumes

Capacity measures for liquids sold or served in Lower Canada (Québec) were compared against these standard volumes. The pot and chopine were French standards used in Lower Canada (Québec) from before the introduction of the metric system in 1795. Such sets were widely used as wine standards.

Manufacturer unknown / probably France
Canadian Heritage Information Network, Canada Museum of Science and Technology, Musée de la civilisation, Stewart Museum, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Museum of Health Care at Kingston, University Health Network Artifact Collection, University of Toronto Museum of Scientific Instruments, University of Toronto Museum Studies Program, Suzanne Board, Dr. Randall C. Brooks, Sylvie Toupin, Ana-Laura Baz, Jean-François Gauvin, Betsy Little, Paola Poletto, Dr. James Low, David Kasserra, Kathryn Rumbold, David Pantalony, Dr. Thierry Ruddel, Kim Svendsen
c. 1840
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