Acoustic Instrument Support

Acoustic Instrument Support

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Description
This heavy steel support was designed to hold a tuning fork in a Lissajous experiment. It was made by Rudolph Koenig in Paris, and acquired for the Smithsonian by Joseph Henry, the physicist who served as the founding Secretary of the Institution..
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
instrument support, acoustic
maker
Rudolph Koenig
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Measurements
overall: 57.5 cm x 49 cm x 35 cm; 22 5/8 in x 19 5/16 in x 13 3/4 in
overall with bar set high: 24 3/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 12 in; 61.9125 cm x 34.29 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
PH.314733.01
catalog number
314733.01
accession number
210894
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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