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.
Accession Number: 2009.ph.9
Primary Materials: Metal: Iron Alloy, Glass, Plastic
Old Inventory Number = “phy878”
In enameled lettering on the side of the instrument: “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.
Manufacturer: Adam Hilger Ltd., London, England
Date of Manufacture: 1904-1948
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
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