Struycken Monochord

Struycken Monochord

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Description
The Struycken Monochord was designed by the Dutch otolaryngologist H. J. L. Struycken to measure the hearing limit for air- and boneconductivity. The inscriptions on this example read “Monochord nach Struycken-Schaeffer D.R.G.M.” and “H. Pfau, Inh. L. Lieberknecht, Berlin NW6.” The metal pieces are marked “H. Pfau” and “1307.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
monochord
maker
H. Pfau
place made
Germany: Berlin, Berlin
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 17 in x 5 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 43.18 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
PH.323690
catalog number
323690
accession number
249200
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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