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Assortment of selenium and cell samples in wooden box

Associated person:
Hammer, William J.  Search this
Measurements:
box: 5 in x 19 1/2 in x 14 in; 12.7 cm x 49.53 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
Cells, Selenium
selenium cells
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320528
Catalog number:
320528
Accession number:
241402
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National Museum of American History
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General Electric Selenium photocell

Maker:
General Electric  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Lamp
photocell lamp
photoelectric cell
Date made:
ca 1955
Credit Line:
from General Electric Lighting Co.
ID Number:
1998.0231.13
Accession number:
1998.0231
Catalog number:
1998.0231.13
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National Museum of American History
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Acmegraph Projector

Maker:
LeRoy, Jean Aime  Search this
Physical Description:
steel, painted black. steel gears, 1 fibre gear (overall material)
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
bronze (overall material)
aluminum (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 30.2 cm x 17.6 cm; 11 in x 11 7/8 in x 6 15/16 in
Object Name:
35mm Acmegraph
motion picture projector
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1906
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.39
Catalog number:
4046.39
Accession number:
129430
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
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National Museum of American History
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Lauste: Carbon Microphone

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
General Acoustics Company  Search this
Modifier:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood; metal; carbon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 7 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 17.78 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: Carbon Microphone
microphone
Date made:
ca 1900s
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.08
Catalog number:
4046.08
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Lauste 3-to-1 Film Gate

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: 3 In 1 Film Gate
sound recording apparatus
Date made:
1904-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.09
Catalog number:
4046.09
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Light Valve Sound Recorder

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.9 cm x 10.4 cm x 5.8 cm; 1 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 5/16 in
Object Name:
Lauste: Iron-Hydroxide Light Valve
sound recording apparatus
Date made:
1904-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.10
Catalog number:
4046.10
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Lauste, 2-Carbon Ball Microphones. (Danjhill)

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: Danjhill Carbon Ball Microphones
microphones
Date made:
1904-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.11
Catalog number:
4046.11
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Lauste, Single Wire Light Valve

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 in; 24.13 cm x 21.59 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: Single Wire Light Valve
sound recording apparatus
Date made:
ca. 1909-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.13
Catalog number:
4046.13
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Lauste, Bildwell Selenium Cell

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.4 cm x 10.1 cm x 10 cm; 15/16 in x 4 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
Lauste: Bildwell Selenium Cell
photocell
Date made:
1904-1913
1906-1914
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.23
Catalog number:
4046.23
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Selenium Cell

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
brass electrical parts, terminals, screws. (overall material)
reddish bakalite (overall material)
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 2.2 cm x 4.9 cm x 7.8 cm; 7/8 in x 1 15/16 in x 3 1/16 in
Object Name:
Lauste: (Unidentified Make) Selenium Cell.
photocell
Date made:
1904-1913
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.25
Catalog number:
4046.25
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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(Lauste) Ernst Ruhmer Photographophone.

Maker:
Ruhmer, Ernst  Search this
Modifier:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood; metal; cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.9 cm x 38.8 cm x 20.6 cm; 3 1/8 in x 15 1/4 in x 8 1/8 in
Object Name:
Photographophone (Ernst Ruhmer )
sound recorder
sound recording apparatus
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1908
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.31
Catalog number:
4046.31
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Lauste, Ernst Ruhmer's "Singing" Arc

Maker:
Ruhmer, Ernst  Search this
Modifier:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 13 in x 4 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 33.02 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
Ernst Ruhmer'S "Singing" Arc
electric lighting
electric lamp
Object Type:
electric lighting
Place Made:
Germany
Date made:
1900s
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.32
Catalog number:
4046.32
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Ernst Ruhmer Selenium Cell

Maker:
Ruhmer, Ernst  Search this
Modifier:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3.7 cm x 5.8 cm x 4.4 cm; 1 7/16 in x 2 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in
Object Name:
Selenium Cell (Ernst Ruhmer)
photocell
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.33
Catalog number:
4046.33
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Four pieces of early sound film made by Lauste

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 mm; x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
Lauste: Snd & Scn Film Specimen
film
Place Made:
United Kingdom: England, Brixton
Date made:
ca 1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.35
Catalog number:
4046.35
Accession number:
129430
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Photography
Movie Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Lauste Sound And Scene Camera

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Object Name:
Lauste: Sound & Scene Camera (1912-13)
motion picture camera
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1912-1913
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.45
Catalog number:
4046.45
Accession number:
129430
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National Museum of American History
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Lauste, Camera - Projector for sound & scene. (Reconstructed)

Inventor:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Maker:
Lauste, Eugene Augustin  Search this
Physical Description:
large wood base, fuse box, resistence, switch, cables, lamphouse. (overall material)
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 30 1/4 in x 24 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 76.835 cm x 62.865 cm x 36.83 cm
Object Name:
Lauste: Snd & Scn Camera - Projector (1910-11)
motion picture camera, film projector
Date made:
1910-1911
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.004046.46.01
Accession number:
129430
Catalog number:
4046.46.01
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National Museum of American History
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Biographet Projector (head only) (American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.)

Physical Description:
manufactured (overall production method/technique)
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 11 in x 6 in; 40.64 cm x 27.94 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Biographet
motion picture projector
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1898-05-10
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Bell Telephone Laboratories
ID Number:
PG.4046.36
Accession number:
129430
Catalog number:
4046.36
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National Museum of American History
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Photophone receiver or selenium cell

Measurements:
overall: 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
Sheet (Paper)
photophonic receiver
ID Number:
ME.312118
Catalog number:
312118
Accession number:
162298
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Selenium cell for Bell photophone

Maker:
Bell, Alexander Graham  Search this
Measurements:
stack: 5 in x 2 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Selenium Cell
Other Terms:
Selenium Cell; Telephones
Credit Line:
*from Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
EM.320049
Catalog number:
320049
Accession number:
243906
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_703377
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Paper Disc

Measurements:
overall: 24 in; 60.96 cm
Object Name:
paper disc
ID Number:
PH.320556.02.01
Catalog number:
320556.02.01
Accession number:
241402
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National Museum of American History
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