Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer

Made:
1885
maker:
Rudolph König
Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer in box; with support for Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer (tuning forks) Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer (tuning forks) Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer (tuning forks) Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer (tuning forks) Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer (tuning forks) Twelve tuning forks with ivory hammer (tuning forks)

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

Details

Category:
Acoustics
Object Number:
1890-20
Materials:
ivory
type:
tuning forks
credit:
König, Rudolph

Parts

Tuning fork marked 'UT7 8192', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'UT7 8192', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'UT7 8192', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/1
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'SI6 7680', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'SI6 7680', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'SI6 7680', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/2
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'I4 7168', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'I4 7168', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'I4 7168', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/3
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'LA6 6826.6', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'LA6 6826.6', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'LA6 6826.6', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/4
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'I3 6656', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'I3 6656', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'I3 6656', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/5
type:
tuning fork

Tuning fork marked 'SOL6 6144' by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'SOL6 6144', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/6
type:
tuning fork
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The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Tuning fork marked 'I1 5632', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'I1 5632', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'I1 5632', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/7
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'FA6 5461.3', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'FA6 5461.3', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'FA6 5461.3', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/8
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'MI6 5120', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'MI6 5120', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'MI6 5120', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/9
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'RE6 4608', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'RE6 4608', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'RE6 4608', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/10
type:
tuning fork
Tuning fork marked 'UT6 4096', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'UT6 4096', by Rudolph König

Tuning fork marked 'UT6 4096', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Measurements:
overall: 190 mm x 51 mm x 23 mm,
Object Number:
1890-20/11
type:
tuning fork

Tuning fork marked 'UT5 2048'

Tuning fork marked 'UT5 2048', made by Rudolph König, 1885

Object Number:
1890-20/12
type:
tuning fork
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The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Stand for tuning forks

Black, three-legged stand for tuning forks with space for two forks

Object Number:
1890-20/13
type:
stand
Image ©
The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Ivory hammer for striking tuning forks

Ivory hammer used with to hit tuning forks, dented by continual use by students

Measurements:
overall: 310 mm x 42 mm x 30 mm,
Object Number:
1890-20/14
type:
hammer - tool
Image ©
The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Box for tuning forks, hammer and stand

Box for tuning forks, hammer and stand

Wooden box for 12 tuning forks, ivory hammer and stand

Object Number:
1890-20/15
type:
box