Polariscope (c.1840-50), by A.PRITCHARD, 263 STRAN

Made:
1840-1850

Polariscope (c.1840-50), by A.PRITCHARD, 263 STRAND LONDON, Thin glass plates which are attached to a small black mirror, light diffused through a piece of ground glass, objects viewed through nicholls prism mounted in a tube held in the hand. 12 objects, selenite mounted in mahogany case

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1993-1333
type:
polariscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical demonstration equipment
credit:
National Maritime Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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