Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer

Made:
1885
maker:
Rudolph König

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Ivory hammer used with to hit tuning forks, dented by continual use by students
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Ivory hammer used with to hit tuning forks, dented by continual use by students
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Three of twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer in box; with support for forks (forks dented by students in R.C.S.)
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Three of twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer in box; with support for forks (forks dented by students in R.C.S.)
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Three of twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer in box; with support for forks (forks dented by students in R.C.S.)
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Three of twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer in box; with support for forks (forks dented by students in R.C.S.)
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer in box; with support for forks (forks dented by students in R.C.S.)

Only ten forks have been counted - potentially two forks are missing. The ivory hammer is on the shelf, not in the box. [Lisa Kennedy, 02/01/2019].

Details

Category:
Acoustics
Object Number:
1890-20
credit:
König, Rudolph

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