magnetic field apparatus

Title

magnetic field apparatus

Subject

physics
electromagnetism

Description

Physical description


Funcitonal description

Creator

Steven A. Walton

Date

1907-1912

Format

physical object

Language

English

Coverage

USA

Materials

wood, steel, brass, insulator (fabric)

Maker

Queen & Co., Philadelphia, PA

History of the Object

James W. Queen & Co. was an optical and scientific instrument company in Philadelphia, founded in 1853 (but traded under the name of "Queen & Co." in 1893-1912. See also the article on the company from Scientific American, April 28, 1888 and trade catalogs (too early for this instrument, but intersting)

Location

Fisher Hall, Physics storage

Bibliography

Social Bookmarking

Collection

Citation

Steven A. Walton, “magnetic field apparatus,” Michigan Tech Inventory of Historic Scientific Instruments, accessed April 13, 2021, https://ihsi.omeka.net/items/show/204.