Jamin’s Divided Circle

University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.3


Base tripod: painted black metal which holds the vertical brass stand post. Brass “wheel”: attacehd to tstand post with brass ball joint; silver metal measurement scales around rim; two uprights with righs attached to “wheel” to hold telescopes made of painted black metal (one is empty the other contains a telescope). Telescope: brass telescope, inscribed with “E^d LUTZ/Paris”.

Alternative Name: Jamin’s Universal Circle, Ellipsometer

Primary Materials: Brass, Painted metal, Glass lens


Dimensions (cm):

35 x 24 (leg to leg) x 16 (wheel diameter) cm



Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Ed. Lutz, Paris

Date of Manufacture: 1880s


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