Color Wheel

Unknown Maker


20th century

Paper color circles, adjustable for variations are mounted in a 10 in. diameter wheel. The wheel is mounted on a green enameled tripod stand with a 5 in. diameter turning wheel with a small handle. The total height of the apparatus is 17 in.. It has a piece of rubber tubing connecting the driving wheel to the driven wheel. The instrument is from the physics demonstration lab and does not appear to be the same one in the Bly pictures.

Overall: 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Scientific Instrument


Scientific Instrument

Scientific Instrument: Optics

Not on view


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

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