2 Nicol Prisms

Franz Schmidt & Haensch, Berlin, Germany

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1871

Marked, "These Prisms were repaired and polished by Bausch and Lomb, 1930. They should not be used in projection without water between them and the latern."

Overall: 6 × 3 in. (15.3 × 7.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

2002.1.34498

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

19th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument

Classification

Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Optics

Not on view

Publication History

David Pantalony, Richard L. Kremer, Francis J. Manasek, Study, Measure, Experiment: Stories of Scientific Instruments at Dartmouth College, Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 2005, p. 112, ill.

Provenance

Source unknown; catalogued into the Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments, 2002.

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