Singing Flame Apparatus

probably Max Kohl, Chemnitz, Germany

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about 1910

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. (74.295 cm)

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

2002.1.34032

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

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

Sa021

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