Rotating Mirror

Rotating Mirror

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Description
This rotating mirror could be used for acoustic experiments with manometric flames. The “E. Zimmermann Leipzig” inscription is that of Emil Zimmerman, a mechanic who worked for Wilhelm Wundt, professor of experimental psychology at the University of Leipzig. Zimmerman went into business on his own in 1887, starting a shop Leipzig where he made and sold psychological apparatus. He later opened a shop in Berlin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rotating mirror
Measurements
overall: 47 cm x 29.8 cm x 18 cm; 18 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in x 7 1/16 in
overall: 18 7/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 16 in; 47.9425 cm x 18.415 cm x 40.64 cm
ID Number
PH.325687
catalog number
325687
accession number
257690
Credit Line
Fordham University
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National Museum of American History
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