Struycken Monochord

Description:

H. J. L. Struycken, a Dutch otolaryngologist, designed an instrument to measure the hearing limit for air- and bone-conductivity. Inscriptions on this example read “Monochord nach Struycken-Schaeffer D.R.G.M.” and “H. Pfau, Inh. L. Lieberknecht, Berlin NW6.” The metal pieces are marked “H. Pfau” and “1307.”

Maker: H. Pfau

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany: Berlin, Berlin

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.323690Catalog Number: 323690Accession Number: 249200

Object Name: monochord

Measurements: overall: 1 5/8 in x 17 in x 5 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 43.18 cm x 14.605 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4a9e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1817106

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