Pulley Demonstration Apparatus

Pulley Demonstration Apparatus

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Description
This handsome pulley demonstration apparatus marked "Harris & CO. 50 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON" was among the instruments bought by Frederick Hall, a Dartmouth graduate who became a tutor at Middlebury College in 1805, and then spent two years abroad, attending universities and scientific lectures, and purchasing apparatus for the school. Hall was later named professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Middlebury.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Pulley Demonstration Apparatus
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Measurements
overall: 54 cm x 35.3 cm x 14 cm; 21 1/4 in x 13 29/32 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 21 1/8 in x 14 1/2 in x 5 7/16 in; 53.6575 cm x 36.83 cm x 13.81125 cm
ID Number
PH.315192
accession number
216217
catalog number
315192
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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