Corrugated Metal Tubing Associated with Herman Hollerith

Corrugated Metal Tubing Associated with Herman Hollerith

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Description
This corrugated copper tube is closed at one end. It may be a sample made using Hollerith's patented "Apparatus for corrugating metal tubing" (Patent 349,718, September 28, 1886).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tube
maker
Hollerith, Herman
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.1 cm x 3.6 cm x 3.6 cm; 2 in x 1 13/32 in x 1 13/32 in
ID Number
1995.3037.04
nonaccession number
1995.3037
catalog number
1995.3037.04
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Hollerith Jr. for the Herman Hollerith Family
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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