Toy polariscope

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

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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:
cardboard, glass, mahogany, mica and paper
type:
polariscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical demonstration equipment
credit:
King's College, London