Tangent Galvanometer

Tangent Galvanometer

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Description
Tangent galvanometer designed for classroom use. The “CHICAGO LABORATORY SUPPLY AND SCALE COMPANY” inscription refers to a firm formed in the 1890s.
Ref: Chicago Laboratory Supply and Scale Co., Catalogue of Physical, Chemical and Biological Apparatus for Use in Laboratories of Colleges, Schools and Manufactories (Chicago, ca. 1898), p. 194.
Edwin H. Hall and J. Y. Bergen, A Text-Book of Physics, Largely Experimental (New York, 1904), p. 464.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tangent galvanometer
Date made
ca. 1900
maker
Chicago Laboratory Supply and Scale Co.
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 6 in x 6 in; 17.78 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
overall: 7 3/4 in x 6 in x 6 in; 19.685 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
2005.0297.01
catalog number
2005.0297.01
accession number
2005.0297
Credit Line
Colorado State University
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