Corrugated Metal Tubing Associated with Herman Hollerith


This corrugated copper tube is closed at one end. It may be a sample made using Hollerith's patented "Apparatus for corrugating metal tubing" (Patent 349,718, September 28, 1886).

Maker: Hollerith, Herman

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Richard Hollerith Jr. for the Herman Hollerith Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1995.3037.04Nonaccession Number: 1995.3037Catalog Number: 1995.3037.04

Object Name: tube

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5.1 cm x 3.6 cm x 3.6 cm; 2 in x 1 13/32 in x 1 13/32 in


Record Id: nmah_690057

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