Model (mahogany case not present), (15 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 6 1/4-inches), to illustrate the theory of the prism for producing colours from white light, English, c. 1800.
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- brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), cotton thread, dye, ivory, mahogany (wood), metal (unknown)
- National Maritime Museum
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