Presentation of Edward P. Brown Pyrometers to Museum of History and Technology

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Presentation of pyrometers, developed by Edward P. Brown for measuring high temperatures of industrial processes, to the Museum of History and Technology by Minneapolis-Honeywell's Brown Instrument Division, with Richard P. Brown, the inventor's son, and Secretary Leonard Carmichael.


  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Brown, Edward P. 1834-1905
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences


From back of photograph: "Examining an 1884 model, which took much of the guesswork out of steel-making nearly a century ago, are Richard P. Brown, of Philadelphia, the inventor's son, and Dr. Leonard Carmichael, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. On the table is a modern version having automatic control action."

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 16, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F16_001

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1959
  • October 8, 1959

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Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F16_001]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 9 x 7;

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