Koenig Sound Analyzer

Rudolph Koenig, Paris, France, German, 1832 - 1901

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about 1880

Eight brass spherical resonators of varying size. Attached to left side of steel frame; 4 sided mirror on right side of frame. Rubber hoses connected to manometric capsules. Resonators marked with Koenig‘s monogram, "RK."

Overall: 34 5/8 in. (88 cm)

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

2002.1.34112

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument: Acoustics

Classification

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument - Acoustics

Not on view

Publication History

David Pantalony, Richard L. Kremer, Francis J. Manasek, Study, Measure, Experiment: Stories of Scientific Instruments at Dartmouth College, Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 2005, p. 137, ill.

Provenance

Source unknown; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

Old Number

Sa022

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