Edison's Original Micro-Tasimeter, 1878

Made:
1878 in New Jersey and New Jersey and
inventor:
Thomas Alva Edison

Tasimeter (radiation detector), original form, invented by Thomas Edison and made by the Automatic Telegraph Co., New Jersey, USA, 1878.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1884-89
Materials:
'plastic' (possibly vulcanised rubber), brass (copper, zinc alloy), carbon fibre, iron
type:
measuring device (radiant energy)
credit:
Thomas A. Edison
status:
Permanent collection

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