Galvanometer

Telegraph Works, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Telegraph Works, Manufacturer
Description
Electrical testing galvanometer. Circular metal face plate on front of object with scale reading -60 to +60 which is indicated by a black needle. The dial is covered with a thick glass plate and bordered by a brass framing. The galvanometer dial is mounted in a wooden case. The case is a peaked arch shape with flat rectangular base board. On the rear of the case are four large screwing wire connectors, and several screws which can be removed to access the internal components. There is a circular hole underneath which exposes two brass bars. There is various pencil writing underneath, but this is illegible.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
TELEGRAPH WORKS. / SILVERTOWN.LONDON. Printed
GALVANOMETER 1920 Sticker
Accession No
2019.108.9
Credit Line
Telegraph Works. Galvanometer, 2019.108.9. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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