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Screen for optical bench


The instrument consists of a flat rectangular glass plate with cut-off corners. The glass plate is set in a U-shaped wooden frame. The glass plate is backed by a similarly shaped piece of cardstock. The wooden frame is attached to a cylindrical brass handle.

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Primary Materials: Glass, wood, brass, paper


“26” is engraved on the right side of the wooden frame.

Dimensions (cm): Height=2.5, Width=25.5, Length=42.0


Intended to be used as a screen for mounted lenses, to be fitted onto an adjustable optical bench.

Condition: Good: minor scratches.

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Acquired from the Physics department at the University of Toronto.

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This instrument may be a component part of another instrument.

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