Milne-Shaw seismograph

Made:
1937-1938

Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938

Details

Category:
Geophysics
Object Number:
1992-446
type:
seismograph
credit:
University of Durham. Dept. of Geological Sciences

Parts

Wood box for Milne-Shaw seismograph

Wood box for Milne-Shaw seismograph

Wood box for Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938

Materials:
wood
Object Number:
1992-446/1
type:
box
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. This component is a rectangular box, possibly cast iron, on the front there is a switch and a wire protruding out the front, this has writing on the front. There is an additional square element on the top of the box.

Object Number:
1992-446/2
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. This part is a brass frame with a metal element held inside, the internal bit is four horseshoe shapped elements, there is an adustment screw along with mutiple screws holding these in place.

Materials:
brass
Object Number:
1992-446/3
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. This part comprises of three round elements, each with a point proturding from it.

Object Number:
1992-446/4
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. This component is a metalic frame, with a L-shaped base and on one of these sections a four legged frame protruding upwards. On the top of this there is a metalic element, which looks to be for making adjustments. On the base at the two ends and the corner there are also metalic elements which appear to be for making adjustments.

Object Number:
1992-446/5
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. A six sided wooden component, potentially a stand or a box.

Object Number:
1992-446/6
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. A wooden box with no back and multiple sections removed. Including three on the front, appear to be viewing holes. Plus two gaps in one side, one small slit and one larger framed hole.

Materials:
wood
Object Number:
1992-446/7
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. A six sided wooden box, one end is larger than the other, creating an angled front side.

Materials:
wood
Object Number:
1992-446/8
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. Two wooden panels, probably lids. One is smaller with detailed edging the other is rectangular with a handle on the front.

Materials:
wood
Object Number:
1992-446/9
type:
component
Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph

Part of Milne-Shaw seismograph, 1937-1938. This is a four sided box, one end and the base intentionally missing. The top panel has a handle in the middle.

Materials:
wood
Object Number:
1992-446/10
type:
component