Tuning Forks with Sliding Resonator

Tuning Forks with Sliding Resonator

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Description
This is an array of 11 tuning forks mounted on a wooden stand, with a conical metal resonator. A metal tag reads “ANT. APPUNN / HANAU”. Titchener (1900) referred to it as “11 forks (2,000-45,000), with sliding resonator and ear-tube. Kessel. Appunn.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Set, Tuning Fork
tuning forks
Other Terms
Set, Tuning Fork; Diagnostic Medicine
date made
18901
1890s
used at
Cornell University
maker
Appun, A.
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12.1 cm x 33.5 cm x 10.1 cm; 4 3/4 in x 13 3/16 in x 4 in
ID Number
MG.300427.068
catalog number
300427.068
accession number
300427
Credit Line
Cornell University Department of Psychology
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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