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Pieces of Morse's telegraph apparatus, US Patent # 4,453

Inventor:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (housing material)
iron wire (conductors material)
brass (parts material)
Measurements:
relay: 7 in x 11 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 28.575 cm x 11.43 cm
register: 8 in x 17 1/2 in x 4 in; 20.32 cm x 44.45 cm x 10.16 cm
tape reel: 9 1/4 in x 10 in x 1 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 25.4 cm x 3.175 cm
coil disks (each): 1/8 in x 12 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 31.75 cm
key on base: 2 in x 2 3/4 in x 10 in; 5.08 cm x 6.985 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
telegraph apparatus
telegraph relay
telegraph receiver
ID Number:
EM.251265
Catalog number:
251265
Accession number:
48865
Patent number:
4453
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Invention and the Patent Model
Patent Models
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Sony TPS-L2 "Walkman" Cassette Player

Maker:
Sony  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (parts material)
metal (parts material)
Measurements:
player: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
magnetic recording device
tape recorder
cassette player
Other Terms:
tape recorder; Audio Devices
Date made:
ca 1980
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
from Sony Corporation of America
ID Number:
1987.0127.01
Accession number:
1987.0127
Catalog number:
1987.0127.01
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Music & Musical Instruments
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Communications
American Enterprise
American Stories exhibit
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6240-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Carbon Filament Lamp

Maker:
Edison General Electric Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (envelope material)
brass (base shell material)
carbon (filament material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in; 13.97 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
incandescent lamp
Date made:
ca 1891
Credit Line:
from General Electric Lighting Company, thru Terry K. McGowan
ID Number:
1997.0388.57
Catalog number:
1997.0388.57
Accession number:
1997.0388
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
American Stories exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a4b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Western Union Telegraph Ticker Receiver

Physical Description:
glass (cover material)
steel (parts material)
paper (recording tape material)
copper (wires material)
wood (base material)
Measurements:
ticker only: 9 in x 8 5/8 in; 22.86 cm x 21.9075 cm
overall: 13 in x 10 in; 33.02 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
stock ticker
telegraph receiver
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332283
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
332283
Collector/donor number:
100-772
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-61d1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_739453
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Alexander Graham Bell's Large Box Telephone

Inventor:
Bell, Alexander Graham  Search this
Maker:
Bell, Alexander Graham  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (parts material)
iron (magnet material)
brass (hardware material)
iron (diaphram material)
mica (insulator material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 19.05 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
telephone
box telephone
Other Terms:
box telephone; Telephones; Transmitter/Receiver
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts, Salem
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1876
Used in a demonstration:
1876
Subject:
Telephone  Search this
Magnet  Search this
Credit Line:
from American Telephone & Telegraph Company
ID Number:
EM.308214
Catalog number:
308214
Accession number:
70856
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f6ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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RCA Victor CP-5203 Turntable

Maker:
Radio Corporation of America  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (housing material)
brass (hardware material)
plastic (parts material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 11 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 28.575 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
phonograph
Other Terms:
phonograph; Audio Device
Date made:
ca 1949
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
from Irving Kolodin
ID Number:
EM.330658
Catalog number:
330658
Accession number:
1978.0824
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Jack Kilby's Integrated Circuit

Maker:
Texas Instruments  Search this
Kilby, Jack S.  Search this
Physical Description:
germanium (substrate material)
aluminum (terminals material)
gold (wire material)
Measurements:
overall: .5 cm x 1.8 cm x 2.5 cm; 3/16 in x 23/32 in x 31/32 in
Object Name:
integrated circuit
Other Terms:
integrated circuit; Solid State; Microelectronics
Date made:
1958
Credit Line:
from Texas Instruments
ID Number:
1987.0487.320
Accession number:
1987.0487
Collector/donor number:
G00012
Catalog number:
1987.0487.320
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Exhibition:
Inventing In America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f256-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_689592

Integrated Circuit with Chip Art

Maker:
Analog Devices, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
silicon (substrate material)
Measurements:
overall: .025 cm x 3.1 cm x 1 cm; in x 1 7/32 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
integrated circuit
Date made:
ca 1994
Credit Line:
from Integrated Circuit Engineering Corporation, thru Glen R. Madland
ID Number:
1996.3017.32
Nonaccession number:
1996.3017
Catalog number:
1996.3017.32
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-56e6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1403255
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Tiffany's Transatlantic Cable Souvenir

Maker:
Glass, Elliot, & Co.  Search this
Tiffany & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (sheathing material)
brass (ferrules material)
copper (conductor material)
gutta percha (insulator material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
submarine cable
cable sample
Place made:
United States: New York
United Kingdom: England, London, Greenwich
Date made:
1858
Credit Line:
from Silver Creations, Ltd. and Lanello Reserves Inc.
ID Number:
EM.334736.01
Accession number:
312154
Catalog number:
334736
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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