Demonstration of sound carried by air

Demonstration of sound carried by air

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Credit: Universal History Archive/UIG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Demonstration to show that sound is carried by a movement of air. Two wooden boards clapped together disturb surrounding air, moving air in tube and jet from nozzle disturbs candle flame. From ''Sound'' by John Tyndall, London, 1867.

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Keywords: 1860s, 19th century, artwork, black and white, demonstration, illustration, john tyndall, monochrome, physical, physics, sound, sound waves

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