Galvanometer used at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. A metal tag on the marble base reads “EDELMAN MUNCHEN.”

Maker: Edelmann, Max Thomas

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany: Bavaria, Munich

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0039.07Catalog Number: 1983.0039.07Accession Number: 1983.0039

Object Name: galvanometer

Measurements: overall: 12 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 30.48 cm x 13.97 cm x 12.065 cm


Record Id: nmah_1167442

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