Gas Discharge Tubes

Gas Discharge Tubes

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Seven gas discharge tubes in a wooden frame. The inscription on the base reads, in part: “DEPARTMENT OF... / MASS. INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY /...”
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Object Name
Spectrum Tubes
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
largest tube: 10 in; 25.4 cm
smallest tube: 20.3 cm; 8 in
overall: 34.3 cm x 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm; 13 1/2 in x 10 in x 8 in
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 in x 8 5/8 in; 34.925 cm x 25.4 cm x 21.9075 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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