Wind Pressure Regulator

probably Marloye et Cie, Paris, France

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about 1853

Wooden wind chamber--metal cylinders (input/output) at either end. Brass rimmed hole on one side 2/3 of the way to the top. Metal bar on front of bellows with a weight on it which slides the bar up and down. Leather-sealed bellow. One end has hand written in ink "Entree," other end, "Sortie."

Overall: 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm)

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

2002.1.34114

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th 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

Og017

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