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about 1920

Wooden block with metal plates at both ends. Steel tuning fork mounted from one end. Metal plate at opposite end has a large lens. End of tuning fork, in line with this lens, has a small lens attached to a brass piece which attaches to fork.

Overall: 10 in. (25.4 cm)

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

2002.1.34028

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument: Acoustics

Classification

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument - Acoustics

Not on view

Provenance

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

Old Number

Tf030

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