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Electro-magnetic machine, devised and constructed by Joseph Henry, in Albany, N.Y., in 1831, for the laboratory of Yale College.

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Title
Electro-magnetic machine, devised and constructed by Joseph Henry, in Albany, N.Y., in 1831, for the laboratory of Yale College.
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.4 - The March of commerce

(unpublished photographs)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Machinery
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Deposited by Yale University, 1893. This apparatus was operated with two small cells of battery and used for determining the lifting power of the magnet, which is between 2,000 and 3,000 pounds. The original platform extended about two feet beyond the frame to allow several men to stand on it, while the iron weights, aggregating 550 pounds, were placed in the middle. The long iron lever was used to raise the loaded platform and bring the armature up to the poles of the magnet. Detailed description of the apparatus and account of the experiments made with it are printed in the "Scientific Writings of Joseph Henry," published by the Smithsonian Institution, 1886, volume I, pages 50-53. Dept. of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Physical Description
Extent: 19.5 x 24.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 123589
TMS Object Number: PoA (UnPub.), v. 4.12.008
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c0fa70e0-c612-012f-bc51-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Electro-magnetic machine, devised and constructed by Joseph Henry, in Albany, N.Y., in 1831, for the laboratory of Yale College." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b15f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Electro-magnetic machine, devised and constructed by Joseph Henry, in Albany, N.Y., in 1831, for the laboratory of Yale College." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 5, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b15f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). Electro-magnetic machine, devised and constructed by Joseph Henry, in Albany, N.Y., in 1831, for the laboratory of Yale College. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-b15f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Electro-magnetic machine, devised and constructed by Joseph Henry, in Albany, N.Y., in 1831, for the laboratory of Yale College.