Electrical Tuning Fork
Tuning fork is horizontal, with one tine above the other. In between the two tines is a small electric coil in a tear-drop shape mount which rotates side to side. A copper spring connects the coil with the part of the fixture through which electricity flows. Coil structures can move along length of tuning fork. Screws fit in holes at end of tines.
Overall: 16 1/4 × 6 in. (41.3 × 15.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Place Made: United States, North America
Scientific Instrument: Acoustics
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