Acoustic Instrument Support

Acoustic Instrument Support

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This heavy steel support was designed to hold a tuning fork in a Lissajous experiment. It was made by Rudolph Koenig in Paris, and was acquired for the Smithsonian by Joseph Henry, the physicist who served as founding Secretary of the Institution..
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Object Name
instrument support, acoustic
Rudolph Koenig
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
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: 22 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in; 57.785 cm x 34.29 cm x 31.75 cm
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National Museum of American History
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