Wheatstone-type pseudoscope in leather case

Made:
1857-1861 in London
maker:
G Knight and Company

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Wheatstone type pseudoscope in red leather box, by G. Knight & Co., Foster Lane, London, 1857-1861 (B877).

Details

Category:
Optics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1984-1294
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, metal, silk, textile, velvet and wood
Measurements:
case: 45 mm x 95 mm x 60 mm, , .35kg
type:
pseudoscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact
  • optical toy
credit:
Wellcome Trust