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Bond Marine Chronometer

Maker:
Bond, William C.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
lead (weights material)
glass (top material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 6 1/8 in; 30.48 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
chronometer, marine
chronometer, box
chronometer
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1812-1815
ID Number:
ME.318981
Catalog number:
318981
Accession number:
230288
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Lantern Clock

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall - clock: 10 in x 4 1/8 in x 5 in; 25.4 cm x 10.4775 cm x 12.7 cm
overall - pendulum: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
clock
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1700
Credit Line:
G. Norman Albree
ID Number:
CL.334367
Catalog number:
334367
Accession number:
314557
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William Ellery model Pocketwatch

Maker:
American Waltham Watch Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
enamel, white (dial material)
silver (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.4102 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
pocket watch
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Waltham
Date made:
1864
Presentation:
1865
ID Number:
1987.0853.01
Catalog number:
1987.0853.01
Accession number:
1987.0853
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Tower Clock Movement, Heisely

Maker:
Heisley, F. A.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 115.2652 cm x 116.84 cm x 101.6 cm; 45 3/8 in x 46 in x 40 in
Object Name:
tower clock movement
Date made:
ca 1790-1799
Credit Line:
City of Frederick Maryland
ID Number:
ME.310382
Catalog number:
310382
Accession number:
111628
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Octant

Business owner:
Condy, Benjamin  Search this
Maker:
Condy, Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 7.9 cm x 42.1 cm x 51.8 cm; 3 1/8 in x 16 9/16 in x 20 3/8 in
overall: 4 1/2 in x 22 in x 19 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 55.88 cm x 49.53 cm
Object Name:
octant
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1778
ID Number:
1992.0312.01
Catalog number:
1992.0312.01
Accession number:
1992.0312
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Pulsar Calculator Watch

Manufacturer:
Pulsar  Search this
Physical Description:
Stainless steel (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 23.1775 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.27 cm
overall - face: 1 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
wrist watch, calculator, pulsar
wrist watch, calculator watch, pulsar
Date made:
1976
Subject:
Timekeeping  Search this
ID Number:
1994.0354.07
Catalog number:
1994.0354.07
Accession number:
1994.0354
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Exhibition:
My Computing Device
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Set of Demonstration Metric Grain Measures Made by the Shakers

Maker:
Shakers  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
dekaliter: 9 11/16 in x 10 1/8 in; 24.60625 cm x 25.7175 cm
deciliter: 2 11/16 in x 2 5/16 in; 6.82625 cm x 5.87375 cm
liter: 4 9/16 in x 4 5/8 in; 11.58875 cm x 11.7475 cm
overall; nested: 9 5/8 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.4475 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
volumetric measures
Place made:
United States: Maine, New Gloucester
Date made:
1877-1900
ID Number:
CH.322102
Catalog number:
322102
Accession number:
246882
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Magnetic Compass with Sights

Physical Description:
paper (scale material)
metal (needle, sights, plumb bob material)
wood (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 8 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 21.2725 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 1 in x 8 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 20.955 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
magnetic compass
Place made:
France
ID Number:
PH.314618
Catalog number:
314618
Accession number:
208046
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National Museum of American History
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Peirce Gravity Pendulum No. 2

Measurements:
overall: 62 in x 2 3/4 in; 157.48 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
gravity pendulum
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1881-1882
Subject:
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey  Search this
ID Number:
PH.321650
Accession number:
244667
Catalog number:
321650
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Lambert Water Meter

Maker:
Thomson Meter Company  Search this
Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Object Name:
water meter
Place made:
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Date made:
ca 1898-ca 1925
Subject:
Water  Search this
Credit Line:
A.A. Hirsch
ID Number:
PH.325860
Accession number:
245003
Catalog number:
325860
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Compass

User:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Maker:
Eugene Dietzgen Company  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 3 in x 3 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 7.62 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
Pocket Compass
pocket compass
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
circa 1960
ID Number:
2007.0214.4
Catalog number:
2007.0214.4
Accession number:
2007.0214
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Data Source:
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Cesium Atomic Clock

Maker:
Symmetricom, Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
gray (overall color)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 16 3/4 in x 19 3/4 in; 14.605 cm x 42.545 cm x 50.165 cm
overall: 5 5/8 in x 16 3/4 in x 20 1/2 in; 14.2875 cm x 42.545 cm x 52.07 cm
Object Name:
atomic clock
Subject:
Modern Physics  Search this
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Symmetricom, Incorporated
ID Number:
2012.3092.01
Nonaccession number:
2012.3092
Catalog number:
2012.3092.01
Serial number:
US49352868
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National Museum of American History
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Charpak multiwire proportional chamber

Maker:
Charpak, G.  Search this
Physical Description:
copper; stainless steel; other metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 cm x 48 cm x 10 cm; 18 29/32 in x 18 29/32 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
chamber, multiwire proportional
Date made:
1968
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research
ID Number:
1977.0708.02
Catalog number:
1977.0708.02
Accession number:
1977.0708
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Argonne superconducting solenoid

Designer:
Fields, T.H.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Argonne National Laboratory  Search this
AVCO Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
stainless steel, copper, niobium, zirconium (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 75 cm; 13 25/32 in x 29 17/32 in
inside diam. (approx.): 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Superconducting Solenoid, Argonne
superconducting solenoid, Argonne
Date made:
1964
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Argonne National Laboratory
ID Number:
1978.0469.01.1
Accession number:
1978.0469
Catalog number:
1978.0469.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Sir Sandford Fleming's Pocketwatch

Maker:
Nicole, Nielsen & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass, gilded (movement material)
gold (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 in x 5/8 in; 6.985 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm
Object Name:
pocket watch, designed for S. Fleming
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
ca 1880
ID Number:
1990.0659.01
Catalog number:
1990.0659.01
Accession number:
1990.0659
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Duboscq-Soleil Saccharimeter

Maker:
Duboscq, Jules  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 16 1/2 in x 8 in; 42.545 cm x 41.91 cm x 20.32 cm
overall: 19 5/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 8 in; 49.8475 cm x 22.225 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Saccharimeter
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1850-1859
Subject:
Optics  Search this
Sugar  Search this
France  Search this
ID Number:
PH.327501
Catalog number:
327501
Accession number:
266156
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National Museum of American History
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Saccharimeter

Maker:
Franz Schmidt & Haensch  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 in; 54.61 cm x 15.875 cm x 10.16 cm
overall in case: 4 1/8 in x 21 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 54.61 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
Saccharimeter
Place made:
Germany: Berlin, Berlin
Subject:
Optics  Search this
Sugar  Search this
Germany  Search this
ID Number:
PH.328767
Catalog number:
328767
Accession number:
308252
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National Museum of American History
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Stammer Colorimeter

Maker:
Franz Schmidt & Haensch  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
iron (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements:
case: 56.5 cm x 16.2 cm x 14 cm; 22 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in
cylinder: 305 mm x 32 mm; 12 in x 1 1/4 in
instrument: 52 cm x 13.3 cm; 20 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in
overall in case: 22 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 6 3/8 in; 56.8325 cm x 13.97 cm x 16.1925 cm
overall: case fragment: 3/16 in x 5 1/16 in x 2 13/16 in; .47625 cm x 12.85875 cm x 7.14375 cm
Object Name:
Colorimeter
Place made:
Germany: Berlin, Berlin
Subject:
Optics  Search this
Color  Search this
Sugar  Search this
ID Number:
CH.335519
Catalog number:
335519
Accession number:
321714
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National Museum of American History
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Engraving of fish species "Belone scrulator"

Publisher:
U.S. Department of the Interior  Search this
U.S. Army  Search this
Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Printer:
Wendell, Cornelius  Search this
Author:
Girard, Charles  Search this
Emory, William H.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 24.8 cm x 31.3 cm; 9 3/4 in x 12 5/16 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Engraving
Other Terms:
print; Photomechanical Relief
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1859
ID Number:
2009.0115.058
Catalog number:
2009.0115.058
Accession number:
2009.0115
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Data Source:
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Engraving of fish species "Moniana rutila, Moniana formosa, Moniana gibbosa, Moniana aurata, Moniana frigida, Moniana couchi"

Publisher:
U.S. Department of the Interior  Search this
U.S. Army  Search this
Printer:
Wendell, Cornelius  Search this
Author:
Emory, William H.  Search this
Girard, Charles  Search this
Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 31.3 cm x 25 cm; 12 5/16 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Engraving
Other Terms:
print; Engraving
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1859
ID Number:
2009.0115.096
Catalog number:
2009.0115.096
Accession number:
2009.0115
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GUID:
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edanmdm:nmah_802134

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