Glass roof prism from artillary range-finder

Made:
1920-1950 in Glasgow
maker:
Barr and Stroud Limited

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Glass roof pentaprism, from artillary range-finder, 70-cm baseline, by Barr & Stroud Limited, Glasgow, Scotland, 1920-1950 (see note).

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1955-313
Materials:
glass and paint
type:
roof pentaprism
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • prism - optical
  • erecting prism
  • roof prism
credit:
Banfield, Arthur Clive