Metal rod set in black plastic circular stand, supporting a small connected network of metal pins and clear glass or plastic discs and triangular pieces. The pins are arranged to suggest direction of movement, with a conical arrow at one end.
Accession Number: 2011.ph.509
Model of Light Path in Prismatic Monocular
Primary Materials: Plastic, metal, glass or plastic.
The plastic stand is marked with manufacturer label “CARL ZEISS; JENA”. There is also “238” scratched into the surface of the stand.
Dimensions (cm): 15x5x15
Function: Optical Demonstration
Good. Some slight corrosion on central supporting rod and pins, some paint has flaked off.
Manufacturer: Carl Zeiss Jena
Date of Manufacture:
University of Toronto Physics Department.
Additional Information and References:
Historical Notes: Former catalogue number PHY168.