Hearing Aid

Hearing Aid

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Ear trumpet made of tortoise shell and brass. An inscription reads “CLARVOX / PARIS / FRANCE.”
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Object Name
Hearing Aid
hearing aid, ear trumpet
Other Terms
Hearing Aid; Prostheses
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Associated Place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
tortoise shell (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
overall: 5 in x 2 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 6.35 cm
overall: 2 in x 5 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in; 5.08 cm x 13.97 cm x 9.8425 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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