Newton's disc apparatus

Made:
1880-1900 in England

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Newton's Disc apparatus consisting of metal disc (diameter 12 inches), on mahogany stand with pulley driven mechanism to rotate disc, English, late 19th century (B1464).

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1984-1366
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, mahogany (wood), metal, paint, paper and twine
type:
optical instruments
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust

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