Wheatstone's kaleidophone

Made:
1850 in Paris
maker:
CHARLES WHEATSTONE

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Wheatstone's kaleidophone, French, mid-19th century, by Lancelot,J. of Paris. Base plate (timber, with screw threads, proud), six steel bars mounted via brass pillars on the upstanding screws, plus leather pounder (handle replaced).

Details

Category:
Acoustics
Object Number:
1988-674
credit:
Tesseract