'Rainbow Cup' scientific toy, invented by Charles Vernon Boys

Made:
1911-1930
inventor:
Charles Vernon Boys

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'Rainbow Cup' scientific toy, invented by Charles Vernon Boys, FRS, and patented in 1911, with instruction booklet.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1973-253
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, copper (alloy), metal (unknown), paper (fibre product), plastic (unidentified) and steel (metal)
type:
optical toy
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact
credit:
Wilson, G.B.L.