four-prism spectroscope (only two prisms present),

Made:
1865-1875 in Paris
maker:
Jules Duboscq

four-prism spectroscope (only two prisms present), by J. Duboscq of Paris, France, c. 1870. It was used by the third Marquis of Salisbury, British Prime Minister four times between 1885 and 1902, an enthusiastic amateur scientist.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1936-190
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, iron, silver (metal)
type:
spectroscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
credit:
The Most Hon. the Marquess of Salisbury

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