Glass prism with lugs, in shaped sharkskin case

Made:
1745-1755

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Glass prism with lugs, 1-inch sides, 6 3/8-inches long, in shaped sharkskin case, 1754-1755.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1954-277
Materials:
fish skin, glass, textile and wood
Measurements:
overall (prism): 25 mm x 165 mm x 27 mm, , .155kg
overall (case): 30 mm x 180 mm x 40 mm, , .04kg
type:
prism - optical demonstration
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical demonstration equipment
credit:
National Maritime Museum