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Cathode Ray Tube for Television

Maker:
DuMont Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 3 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
cathode ray tube
television picture tube
Date made:
ca 1940
Credit Line:
from Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation, Dumont Laboratories Div., thru Edgar S. Hill
ID Number:
EM.328322
Catalog number:
328322
Accession number:
270517
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KCOR Microphone

Maker:
Shure  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
grey, black (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 5 1/8 in x 7 in; 29.21 cm x 13.0175 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
microphone
Credit Line:
Gift of Univision Communications, Inc.
ID Number:
2015.0002.03
Model number:
555
S56
Catalog number:
2015.0002.03
Accession number:
2015.0002
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
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Volta Laboratory Experimental Sound Recording, Glass Disc

Physical Description:
glass plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 12 7/8 in; .3175 cm x 32.7025 cm
center hole: 1/8 in x 1 in; .3175 cm x 2.54 cm
glass disk: 13 1/2 in; 34.29 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1884-11-17
Subject:
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287686
Accession number:
57694
Catalog number:
287686
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Volta Laboratory Experimental Recording

Physical Description:
glass, coated with photographic emulsion (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 13 5/8 in; .3175 cm x 34.6075 cm
center hole: 1/8 in x 1/4 in; .3175 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1885
Date recorded:
1885-11-03
Subject:
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287654.11
Catalog number:
287654.11
Accession number:
57694
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Volta Laboratory Experimental Sound Recording, Green Wax on Brass Disc

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wax (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 10 7/8 in; .635 cm x 27.6225 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording disc
Subject:
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Dr. Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287920
Catalog number:
287920
Accession number:
58498
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Experimental Sound Recording, Wax Disc on Binder’s Board

Physical Description:
fiberboard (overall material)
wax (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 9 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287881.01
Accession number:
58498
Catalog number:
287881.01
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Experimental Sound Recording, Disc Layers of Cardboard, Plaster and Foil

Physical Description:
fiberboard (overall material)
metal, foil (overall material)
plaster (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm
Object Name:
experimental sound recording
Credit Line:
Dr. Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287860.02
Accession number:
58498
Catalog number:
287860
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Phonograph and Experimental Sound Recording, Wax Disc on Binder’s Board

Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 15 1/8 in x 12 in; 38.1 cm x 38.4175 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
experimental disc graphophone
experimental record player
graphophone
Credit Line:
Alexander Graham Bell
ID Number:
ME.287655
Catalog number:
287655
Accession number:
57694
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Patent Model of a Typesetting Machine

Maker:
Dickinson, Charles W.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 cm x 20 cm x 31 cm; 14 3/16 in x 7 7/8 in x 12 3/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
machine, typesetting and composing
Date made:
ca 1876
Patent date:
1876-03-21
ID Number:
GA.89797.174901
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.174901
Patent number:
174901
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Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Maker:
Trueman, Henry P.  Search this
New, John George  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 23.3 cm x 19.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 9 3/16 in x 7 11/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Date made:
ca 1882
Patent date:
1882-03-28
ID Number:
GA.89797.255704
Catalog number:
GA*89797.255704
Patent number:
255704
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Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Maker:
Griffith, Frederick W.  Search this
Byrne, George P.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 16 cm x 16.5 cm; 5 1/2 in x 6 5/16 in x 6 1/2 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Date made:
ca 1875
Patent date:
1875-10-11
ID Number:
GA.89797.168635
Catalog number:
GA*89797.168635
Patent number:
168365
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Patent Model for a Rotary Perfecting Printing Press

Maker:
Hoe, Richard March  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23.5 cm x 20.2 cm x 29.7 cm; 9 1/4 in x 7 15/16 in x 11 11/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Date made:
ca 1875
Patent date:
1875-04-27
ID Number:
GA.89797.162651
Catalog number:
GA*89797.162651
Patent number:
162651
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Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Maker:
Jones, John M.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20.5 cm x 12.7 cm x 21 cm; 8 1/16 in x 5 in x 8 1/4 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Date made:
ca 1879
Patent date:
1879-05-20
ID Number:
GA.89797.215459
Patent number:
215459
Catalog number:
GA*89797.215459
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Patent Model of a Plate Printing Press

Maker:
Kenworthy, Thomas C.  Search this
McGregor, Archibald  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 34 cm x 27 cm; 11 in x 13 3/8 in x 10 5/8 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Date made:
ca 1878
Patent date:
1878-05-07
ID Number:
GA.89797.203465
Catalog number:
GA*89797.230465
Patent number:
230465
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Patent Model of an Intaglio Plate Printing Machine

Maker:
Guy, Constant A.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
cloth (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 cm x 28.2 cm x 26.5 cm; 11 7/16 in x 11 1/8 in x 10 7/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
machine, plate printing
Date made:
ca 1878
Patent date:
1878-11-19
ID Number:
GA.89797.210116
Accession number:
89797
89797
Patent number:
210116
Catalog number:
GA*89797.210116
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Patent Model of a Rotary Printing Press for Printing or Branding Wooden Box Covers

Maker:
Hainque, Martial  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23.9 cm x 16.8 cm x 15.6 cm; 9 7/16 in x 6 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in
Object Name:
patent model, press, rotary printing
patent model, press, printing rotary
patent model: press, printing rotary
Date made:
ca 1877
Patent date:
1877-09-04
ID Number:
GA.89797.194902
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
194902
Catalog number:
GA*89797.194902
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Patent Model of a Book-Stitching Machine

Maker:
Boynton, Edward S.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 22 in x 24 in; 29.21 cm x 55.88 cm x 60.96 cm
overall: 11 in x 22 1/2 in x 24 in; 27.94 cm x 57.15 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
patent model
Date made:
ca 1880
Patent date:
1880-09-21
ID Number:
GA.24910
Patent number:
232447
232,447
Catalog number:
GA*24910
24910
Accession number:
1978.1070
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Patent Model of a Rotary Printing Press and Folding Machine

Maker:
Scott, Walter  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.2 cm x 38.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 7 3/16 in x 15 3/16 in x 7 11/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
press, printing
Date made:
ca 1879
Patent date:
1879-11-18
ID Number:
GA.89797.221704
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
221704
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Patent Model for Rotary Perfecting Presses

Patentee:
Hoe, Richard March  Search this
Maker:
Tucker, Stephen D.  Search this
Hoe, Richard March  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28.1 cm x 18.8 cm x 25.3 cm; 11 1/16 in x 7 3/8 in x 9 15/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
press, printing
Date made:
ca 1869
Patent date:
1869-06-29
ID Number:
GA.89797.092050
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
092050
Catalog number:
GA*89797.092050
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Patent Model for a Postmarking and Cancelling Machine

Maker:
Leavitt, Thomas  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 8 in x 8 in; 30.48 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
patent model
machine, postmarking and cancelling
Date made:
ca 1879
Patent date:
1879-09-16
ID Number:
GA.89797.219587
Accession number:
89797
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