Rayleigh Kaleidophone

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about 1880

Heavy brass base with vertical stem at center. Black paper rests vertically from stem. Pierced by slender copper strip which protrudes from both sides. Bottom of base is glass.

Overall: 7 1/2 in. (19.05 cm)

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

2002.1.34029

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th 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

Wm007

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