Manometric Capsule and Stand

Unknown Maker


See Previous Article See next Article

about 1920

Round cast iron base. Brass stem. Wooden sphere on top made of two sections. Three brass tubes of various diameters run into the sphere. The largest is a sound input. The bottom tube is a gas input. Top tube is a gas burner.

Overall: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument

Research Area

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Acoustics

Not on view


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

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: