Electrical Tuning Fork

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about 1920

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 x 6 in. (41.275 x 15.24 cm)

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

2002.1.34083

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

Tf037

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