photographic diffraction grating (3001 lines to th

Made:
1888
maker:
John William Strutt

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photographic diffraction grating (3001 lines to the inch), made by Lord Rayleigh, 1888. mounted in wooden block with incomplete case

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-108
Materials:
glass, metal and wood
Measurements:
grating in case: 26 mm x 95 mm x 95 mm, , .09kg
glass plate: 47 mm x 46 mm x , ,
type:
diffraction grating - transmission
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • diffraction grating
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry