Hearing horn

Object Number: 
2002.1.2524
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
11 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
A black metal hearing horn, still with the remnants of its original box. The horn comes in two parts and amplifies and directs the sound into the ear through a small tube. The box has a photolithograph of a woman using the horn and reads in black "When All Others Fail/ Try The/ Miss Green/ Hearing Horn/ It Reflects, Condenses/ and Magnifies Sound/ Wonderfully".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group