Hall's Carriage

Hall's Carriage

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Hall’s carriage is a simple 4-wheeled cart used for inclined plane demonstrations that was introduced by Edwin H. Hall (1855-1938), a physicist at Harvard University. The “Cambridge Botanical” inscription on this example refers to the Cambridge Botanical Supply Co., a firm that was located in Cambridge, Mass., in the early 1890s, and later in Waverly, Ma.
Edwin H. Hall and Joseph Y. Bergen, A Text-Book of Physics, Largely Experimental (New York, 1892), pp. 157-158
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Hall's carriage
Hall's carriage
user
The Rayen School
used
United States: Ohio, Youngstown
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 8.255 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 2 in x 3 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 7.9375 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
2010.0235.15
catalog number
2010.0235.15
accession number
2010.0235
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National Museum of American History
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