Bezold Continuous Progression Of Sounds Apparatus

Bezold Continuous Progression Of Sounds Apparatus

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Description
Friedrich Bezold (1842-1908) was a professor at the University of Munich who developed hearing tests with tuning forks, and worked to improved education for the hearing impaired. In collaboration with the physician Adolf Edelmann (1885-1939), he developed the continuous progression apparatus. This example, which consists of wooden box containing nine tuning forks and two Galton whistles, was made by Max Kohl in Chemnitz.
Ref: Friedrich Bezold and Friedrich Siebenmann, Text-Book of Otology (Chicago, 1908).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Case, Tuning Forks And Whistles
case
case, tuning forks and whistles
maker
Max Kohl
place made
Germany: Saxony, Chemnitz
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
felt (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.2 cm x 53.1 cm x 43.3 cm; 5 3/16 in x 20 7/8 in x 17 1/16 in
ID Number
MG.300427.086
catalog number
300427.086
accession number
300427
Credit Line
Cornell University Department of Psychology
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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