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[Trade catalogs from C. G. Fineman]

Variant company name:
London, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
C. G. Fineman  Search this
Related companies:
F. Barker and Son, Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
Nephoscope ; meteorological instrument ; Fineman nephoscope: "This was a portable instrument that could be used to measure the apparent speed of clouds, giving an insight into the state of the upper atmosphere. The pointer was lined up with the cloud so that the reflection of the cloud could be seen in the black glass surface. The carrying case doubled as a stand." http://www.ingenious.org.uk/See/Naturalworld/Meteorology/
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
French
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Uppsala, Sweden
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_14933
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_14933

[Trade catalogs from Oxoid]

Company Name:
Oxoid  Search this
Related companies:
When these catalogs were printed, Oxoid was part of Unipath Ltd. (Hampshire, United Kingdom). Oxoid is currently part of Thermo Fisher Scientific. (Information taken from http://www.oxoid.com/UK/blue/about/about.asp?c=UK&lang=EN on July 30, 2007)  Search this
Notes content:
"Oxoid AnaeroGen" - an anaerobic atmosphere generation system ; "AnaeroJar" - a jar for anaerobiosis ; "CampyGen" - an atmosphere generation system for the growth of microaerophilic organisms.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31045
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31045

[Trade catalogs from Pacific Scientific Co]

Variant company name:
Los Angeles, CA ; Brighton, United Kingdom ; Leonberg, West Germany  Search this
Company Name:
Pacific Scientific Co  Search this
Related companies:
High Accuracy Products Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Industrial heat treating equipment, ammonia dissociator, electric and gas furnaces, brazing furnaces, and furnace controls. Particle sizer ; particle size analysis ; furnaces for hot tensile test ; compression ; hydraulic testing machine ; quality control ; Cal-tester ; universal particle counter ; particle contamination technology...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
11 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Menlo Park, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Computers  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26874
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26874

[Trade catalogs from Barr and Stroud Ltd.]

Variant company name:
London, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
Barr and Stroud Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
Barr and Stroud Rangefinder, a tool to determine distance, for battleships, submarine periscopes ; heightfinders for anti - aircraft gunnery ; complete gunnery control installations for warships and fortresses ; aerial survey instruments ; ultra - high - speed mirror cameras ; "fire control" instruments for military use ; unique piece on "binoculars" ; integrating microdensitometers ; schematic drawings included.
Includes:
Trade catalog and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
19 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Glasgow, Scotland
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Ships  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_7424
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_7424

[Trade catalogs from Cambridge Scientific Instrument Co., Ltd.]

Company Name:
Cambridge Scientific Instrument Co., Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
Cambridge and Paul Instrument Co., Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) ; Cambridge and Paul Instrument Co., Inc. (New York, NY) ; Cambridge Instrument Co., Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) ; Cambridge and Paul Instrument Co. of America, Inc. (New York, NY)  Search this
Notes content:
Alternating current instruments for supply frequencies ; microtomes ; potentiometers ; resistances and bridges ; radiation ; optical and thermo-electric pyrometers ; fluxmeters. Thermometers and thermographs ; exhaust gas testers ; pressure and draught indicators ; vibrographs ; automatic regulators ; thermionic pH recorders ; electrocardiographs ; aero mixture indicators ; scanning electron-probe x-ray microanalysers ; apparatus for the measurement of inductance, capacity and effective resistance ; accessories for telephonic and radio-telegraphic measurements ; condensers ; "Physical and Electrical Instruments" (1903) and "Technical Thermometry" (1906) digitized on "Instruments for Science, 1800-1914: Scientific Trade Catalogs in Smithsonian Collections" website
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
203 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_9224
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_9224

[Trade catalogs from Mattson Instruments, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Quebec, Canada ; Central Milton Keynes, United Kingdom  Search this
Company Name:
Mattson Instruments, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Bomem, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Chemist's tool box ; chemist's workbench ; laboratory sampling ; gas chromatography ; FT-IR spectrometer ; Cryolect ; scientific laboratory instruments
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Computers  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_36904
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_36904

[Trade catalogs from Oldelft Corp. of America]

Variant company name:
Founded 1939 ; Delft, Holland ; Roden, Holland ; Leeuwarden, Holland ; Giessen/Lahn, Germany ; Rome, Italy ; Tokyo, Japan ; Hong Kong  Search this
Company Name:
Oldelft Corp. of America  Search this
Related companies:
Optical Industry & Trading Co. (Willemstad, Curacao) ; Oldelft Electronic Instruments Ltd. (Wytenshawe, Manchester, United Kingdom) ; Optische Industrie de Oude Delft (Delft, Holland)  Search this
Notes content:
medical imaging ; universal radiotherapy treatment simulator with large-field image intensifier
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_37197
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_37197

[Trade catalogs from Optica S. p. A.]

Variant company name:
Paris, France ; Frankfurt, Germany ; Gateshead On Tyne, United Kingdom ; London, United Kingdom ; New York, NY ; Washington, DC  Search this
Company Name:
Optica S. p. A.  Search this
Related companies:
Optica United Kingdom Ltd. (Gateshead On Tyne, United Kingdom)  Search this
Notes content:
two catalogs in German ; vacuum spectrograph ; direct reading spectrometer ; stigmatic plane grating spectrograph ; spectrophotometer ; densitronic spectrophotometer ; grating spectrophotometer ; "Spectrum Analysis" newsletter
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
17 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Milan, Italy
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_37211
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_37211

[Trade catalogs from NEC Corp.]

Company Name:
NEC Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
NEC America, Inc. (Fairfax, VA) ; NEC Business Systems (Europe) Ltd. (London, United Kingdom)  Search this
Notes content:
altitude reference trackers for spacecraft ; antenna for space applications ; transponders ; "Rocketborne Electronics System" ; star-tracker
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Tokyo, Japan
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Computers  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_43572
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_43572

Microscope

Maker:
R. Fuess  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
nickel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/4 in x 4 in x 6 in; 36.195 cm x 10.16 cm x 15.24 cm
overall in case: 15 7/8 in x 8 9/16 in x 7 5/8 in; 40.3225 cm x 21.74875 cm x 19.3675 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
Germany: Berlin, Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Steglitz
Date made:
ca 1907
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Whitman Cross II
ID Number:
2014.0264.01
Catalog number:
2014.0264.01
Accession number:
2014.0264
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-b119-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1671480

Notice sur les instruments de précision construits par J. Salleron

Author:
Salleron, J http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://viaf.org/viaf/51823807  Search this
Physical description:
volume illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1864
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Call number:
Q185.7 .S25Z
Q185.7.S25Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287015

William G. Elliott Spectra-Span Records

Creator:
SpectraMetrics (Burlington, Massachusetts)  Search this
Elliott Laboratories (Andover, Massachusetts)  Search this
Elliott, William G., 1932-2014  Search this
Donor:
Elliott, Mark  Search this
Extent:
6.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Black-and-white photographs
Financial records
Correspondence
Lantern slides
Laboratory notebooks
Patents
Manuals
Reports
Printed materials
Writings
Date:
circa 1958-1988
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents Elliott's work in developing the SpectraSpan Spectrometer and related technologies including the use of echelle gratings and argon plasmas with the spectrometer. It also documents his companies, SpectraMetrics, and Elliott Laboratories. The collection contains correspondence; photographs, including lantern slides; business and financial records; writings; laboratory notes; internal company reports; user's manuals; patents and patent-related papers; and publications and printed materials.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
William G. Elliott was an engineer who, in 1966, founded SpectraMetrics, which developed and marketed the SpectraSpan echelle spectrometer. He later sold SpectraMetrics, and founded Elliott Laboratories in 1972.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mark Elliott.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Engineers -- 20th century  Search this
Spectrum analysis  Search this
Spectroscope  Search this
Spectrophotometry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry  Search this
Spectrometer  Search this
Argon plasmas  Search this
Echelle gratings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 1950-2000
Black-and-white photographs -- 1950-2000
Financial records -- 1050-2000
Correspondence -- 1950-2000
Lantern slides
Laboratory notebooks -- 1950-2000
Patents -- 1950-2000
Manuals -- 1950-2000
Reports -- 1950-2000
Printed materials -- 1950-2000
Writings -- 1950-2000
Citation:
William G. Elliott Spctra-Span Records, ca. 1958-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1361
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1361

Micrometer

Maker:
Troughton and Simms  Search this
Object Name:
Micrometer
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
PH.315380
Catalog number:
315380
Accession number:
218984
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4463-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183738

Air Pump

Measurements:
overall: 28 1/4 in x 18 in x 23 in; 71.755 cm x 45.72 cm x 58.42 cm
Object Name:
pump, vacuum
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
PH.314275
Catalog number:
314275
Accession number:
198641
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-2368-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1856395

Demonstration Pulleys

Measurements:
overall, each: 7 1/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 17.93875 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
demonstration apparatus
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
University of South Carolina
ID Number:
PH.315125
Accession number:
215563
Catalog number:
315125
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7a28-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1817326
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Prin Astronomical Transit (Telescope)

Maker:
Prin, Georges  Search this
Gautier, Paul Ferdinand  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in x 28 1/2 in x 38 in; 34.29 cm x 72.39 cm x 96.52 cm
Object Name:
Astronomical Transit (Telescope)
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1913
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Naval Observatory
ID Number:
PH.328502
Accession number:
282476
Catalog number:
328502
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3983-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183963

Spectroscope

Maker:
Hofmann, Jean Georges  Search this
Measurements:
box: 12 1/2 in; 31.75 cm
overall in case: 1 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 3.81 cm x 31.75 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Direct Vision Spectroscope
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
late 1860s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Richard O'Neill
ID Number:
1979.1180.01
Catalog number:
1979.1180.01
Accession number:
1979.1180
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Optics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2517-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1464044
Online Media:

Spectroscope

Maker:
Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
overall: 11 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in x 19 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 46.99 cm x 48.895 cm
Object Name:
spectroscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Date made:
1881-1895
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Institution
ID Number:
PH.314626
Catalog number:
314626
Accession number:
208046
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Optics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-2175-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183740
Online Media:

Cyanopolarimeter

Measurements:
overall: 38 cm x 62.5 cm x 14 cm; 14 31/32 in x 24 19/32 in x 5 1/2 in
overall: 16 in x 5 5/16 in x 17 1/2 in; 40.64 cm x 13.49375 cm x 44.45 cm
Object Name:
Cyanopolarimeter
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
early 1850s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Columbia University
ID Number:
PH.322964
Accession number:
249200
Catalog number:
322964
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4c8c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183897
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Siren

Maker:
F. E. Becker & Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 4 in; 25.4 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 10 1/8 in x 4 1/16 in x 4 1/8 in; 25.7175 cm x 10.31875 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
Acoustic Siren
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
after 1897
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
PH.330312
Accession number:
287887
Catalog number:
330312
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-991c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1416697
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