Tuning Fork Mount
Accession Number: 2012.ph.596
Instrument Name: Tuning Fork Mount
Two metal pieces screwed together (from the top they make almost a cross shape), mounted on a wooden handle. There is a hole through each metal piece top through bottom.
Primary Materials: Metal, rubber
Dimensions (cm): Height=14, Width=4, Length=5
Function: Used in acoustical experiments
Object was formerly fitted with two tuning forks, which are now both missing from the object.
University of Toronto Physics Department
Former catalogue number for this instrument is PHY 55. The former catalogue card for this number indicates: “Tuning Fork; Grey metal (aluminum?) tuning fork mounted in bracket of similar metal on turned wood handle. Hole for another (missing) fork in bracket. 32 cm overall – possibly home made. Used in acoustical experiments.” Recorded by “JAS 16/1/78″
Donated to UTSIC: No