Lissajous Apparatus

Description:

The "RICHARDS & CO. / NEW YORK" inscription on the base of this Lissajous apparatus is that of an instrument firm that was established in 1870 and incorporated in 1890, and that was awarded 11 medals at Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893.

Maker: Richards & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Fordham University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.325688Catalog Number: 325688Accession Number: 257690

Object Name: Lissajous Apparatus, Electrical

Measurements: overall: 8 in x 5 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 20.32 cm x 14.605 cm x 27.305 cmoverall: 7 3/4 in x 5 5/8 in x 10 3/4 in; 19.685 cm x 14.2875 cm x 27.305 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3305-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1184654

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.