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early 19th century

Overall: 18 1/8 in. (46 cm)

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

2002.1.34905

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument: Electricity

Classification

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument - Electricity

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. 153, ill.

Provenance

Physics Department, Dartmouth College; transferred by Professor Allen King to the Dartmouth College Museum, 1964; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

Old Number

Dartmouth College Museum no. 164.12.15225

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