Interference (Polarisation?) pattern on 'Unannealed Glass'

Made:
1853
maker:
William Crookes

Interference (Polarisation?) pattern on 'Unannealed Glass'. Unannealed glass is brittle and easily broken because it has not been brought to a proper consistency or hardness when being manufactured. One of a collection of photographs of polarisation patterns by William Crookes, 1853.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1987-477/1
Materials:
cardboard, glass
credit:
Christie's South Kensington Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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