Projection Wave Machine

Max Kohl, Chemnitz, Germany


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about 1903

Set of four circular and two rectangular glass disks with photographed wave patterns, placed in wooden box. Steel and metal stand for holding disks. Axel of revolving disk rests in slot of brass frame. Cast iron base."Max Kohl, Chemnitz" printed in gold on black base.

Overall: 7 1/2 × 3 15/16 × 7 7/8 in. (19 × 10 × 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Europe, Germany


20th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument


Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Acoustics

Not on view

Publication History

David Pantalony, Richard L. Kremer, Francis J. Manasek, Study, Measure, Experiment: Stories of Scientific Instruments at Dartmouth College, Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 2005, p. 145-6, ill.

Published References

Max Kohl Catalogue, vol. II, 1911. Cat. No. 53177a.


Physics Department, Dartmouth College; transferred by Professor Allen King to the Dartmouth College Museum, 1966; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

Old Number

Wm003a&b; Dartmouth College Museum no. 166.50.22042

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