Goniometer (replica)

Goniometer (replica)

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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."
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Object Name
goniometer (replica)
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
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
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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