Automatic solar spectroscope by John Browning

Made:
1875-1885 in London
maker:
John Browning

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Automatic solar spectroscope by John Browning, 63 Strand, London, c. 1880 (B769). Six prism with reflex action giving dispersion equal to 12 prisms.

Details

Category:
Optics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1983-139 Pt1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, lead alloy, metal (unknown), silver plated and tin (metal)
type:
spectroscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • component - object
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument