Circular Glass Mirror, Silver and Platinised, by Leon Foucault, 1857-1868

Made:
1857-1868 in Paris
maker:
Leon Foucault

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Experimental, circular glass mirror, silver and platinised, by Leon Foucault, Paris, France, 1857-1868, which he presented to John Herschel, Slough, England.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1943-55/1
Materials:
glass, platinum and silver
type:
glass mirrors
taxonomy:
  • components
  • furnishings
  • furnishings
  • mirrors
credit:
Revd Sir John Charles William Herschel