Chromascope with conical lens

Made:
1830-1899 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Brass Field type chromascope fitted with inward pointing cone shaped lens, unsigned, British, 1830-1899. Originally owned by the astronomer and spectroscopy pioneer, Sir William Huggins

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1913-261
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass
type:
chromascope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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