Iceland spar

Made:
1876 in Paris
maker:
Léon Laurent

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Iceland spar, cut in three directions - perpendicular, parallel, and oblique to the axis, by L. Laurent, Paris, France, 1876. Greatest measurement 2 1/2-inches. Inside glass dome fixed to wooden base. (Displayed with original label.)

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1876-341
Materials:
Iceland spar, brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), cotton (textile), cotton tape, glass, metal (unknown), velvet, wood (paint), wood (unidentified) and wood (varnish)
Measurements:
prism: 65 mm x 70 mm x 75 mm, ,
type:
polarizer
credit:
Laurent, L�on