Hand polariscope, with wheel of 6 mounted axis-cut

Made:
1845-1855 in England

Hand polariscope, with wheel of 6 mounted axis-cut crystals, English, mid 19th century. Box destroyed 8/4/35 ScM 7/ 439/1

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-116
Materials:
aragonite crystal, borax crystal, brass, calcite crystal, copper (alloy), glass, ivory, metal, nitre crystal, quartz crystal, topaz crystal, wood
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry
status:
Permanent collection

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