Singing Flame Apparatusprobably Max Kohl, Chemnitz, Germany
A gas apparatus consisting of four glass tubes (one missing) mounted on a stand with four gas jets. Base is painted green. Gas jets are made of brass. At the bottom of the apparatus is a 9" long tube lying horizontally which serves to collect the gas and distribute it to the four petcocks and jets mounted on it. The four petcocks and jets are of different lengths and diameters to hold different size tubes. The three glass tubes are of different lengths and diameters. Tubes cracked, one broken at end. Material: glass, brass, iron or steel.
Overall: 29 1/4 in. (74.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Scientific Instrument: Acoustics
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