Physics · Unidentified

Accession Number: 2009.ph.9


A metal tripod stand with an optical device mounted on it. The device is made of a rectangular metal box with a viewfinder at the end. On one end of the optical device there is a metal funnel with a convex lens. There is knob on the stand which allows the optical device to rotate. There is a label, “Glass”, on the other side of the optical device. On top of the mount there is a metal disc that used to adjust a component.

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Primary Materials: Metal, glass, plastic


Old Inventory Number = phy878 – confirm! Label “no D.202.301/36201” with an etched label “583”.

Dimensions (cm): Height = 37, Width = 18, Length = 42



Good. The surface of the object exhibits some small scratches.

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Manufacturer: Adam Hilger Ltd. London, England

Date of Manufacture: 20th Century ?


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