Goniometer (replica)

Goniometer (replica)

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Description
William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828), an English chemist, invented the reflecting goniometer in 1809. This replica was made by L. C. Eichner, a Danish-American instrument maker. An inscrption reads "L.C. Eichner 1957."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
goniometer (replica)
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 5 in; 9.525 cm x 9.525 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: 5 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 9.525 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
PH.328757
catalog number
328757
accession number
308252
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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