Hearing horn

Hearing horn
Title
Hearing horn
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
Object Number 
2002.1.2524
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group