Igenhaus Thermal Conductivity ApparatusUnknown Maker
Rectangular bin (for water) has 9 rods projecting from it horizontally (one missing). Large collar on opposite side, attached for handle. Below the bin is a closed container (alcohol lamp) with four places for wicks. One rod made of wood, one of glass, others are various metals. All have wax on them, which would have served as indicator of heat.
Overall: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
North America, United States
Scientific Instrument: Heat
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