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metronome

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Description
This metronome came from Cornell University, and was probably used in the Psychology Laboratory. The words “METRONOME AND CIRCUIT BREAKER” are painted on bottom front of the case. “D. R. P. / Auslandspatent” appear on the metronome.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
metronome
Measurements
wooden base: 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 9.525 cm x 9.525 cm
pendulum: 5 1/2 in; 13.97 cm
overall: 6 3/4 in x 3 7/8 in x 3 15/16 in; 17.145 cm x 9.8425 cm x 10.00125 cm
ID Number
PH.318263
catalog number
318263
accession number
231262
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National Museum of American History
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