Four domed ear trumpets, circa 1869-1900

Four domed ear trumpets, circa 1869-1900

C019/8163 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Collection of four French and English domed ear trumpets, with decorative grilles. Ear trumpets were used to aid those with difficulties in hearing. Sound waves enter the wide 'sound collecting' dome and become amplified as they pass along the narrow tube and into the earpiece. The tip of the earpiece is placed in the ear canal of the user, amplification of the sound makes it easier to hear. These examples date from between 1869 and 1900.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1860s, 1900, 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, acoustic, acoustics, aid, aids, amplification, amplifies, amplify, antique, antiques, audiology, auditory, blue background, deafness, decorative, device, devices, dome, domed, ear, ear horn, ear horns, ear trumpet, ear trumpets, england, english, france, french, grille, hear, hearing, hearing aid, hearing aids, historical, history, instrument, instruments, medical, medical instrument collection, medicine, metal, metallic, nineteenth century, partial deafness, sound, sound collector, sound collectors, twentieth century

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.