Toy polariscope

Made:
1828-1830 in London
maker:
John Frederick Newman
toy polariscope

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toy polariscope
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Toy polariscope, representation of a stained glass window made of mica, to show effects of polarisation, passepartout mounted with mahogany frame, made by J. Newman, London, England, 1828-1830.

Details

Category:
King George III
Object Number:
1927-1475
Materials:
mahogany, paper, cardboard, glass and mica
Measurements:
overall: 140 mm x 116 mm x 115 mm, , .245kg
type:
polariscope
credit:
King's College, London