Vibrating Plate with Lycopodium

Marloye et Cie, Paris, France

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about 1853

Circular metal plate on a wooden stand. Movable arm of stand holds cardboard resonating tube over plate. Marloye et Cie a Paris

Overall: 8 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (22 x 35 cm)

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

2002.1.34026

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument: Acoustics

Classification

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. 143-4, ill.

Provenance

Source unknown; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

Old Number

Wm004a&b

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