Metronome

Seth Thomas, American, 1786 - 1859

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about 1950

Metronome: metal mechanism housed in a wooden, pyramid-like structure. Key to wind it up on the side. Rod in center with a metal piece which slides up and down to set the speed. Scale marked on back runs from "40" to "208" beats per minute. Bottom open--brass mount stamped "MADE IN/U.S.AMERICA." "II514" marked in graphite on inside, "SEARS" written in marker along bottom. Has 2 black wooden feet in front. Bottom of scale is marked "ST."

Overall: 8 1/4 in. (20.955 cm)

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

2002.1.34090

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

Sa012

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