Automatic solar spectroscope with case by John Browning late

Automatic solar spectroscope with case by John Browning late (spectroscope; prism -optical)

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Automatic solar spectroscope with case by John Browning late, 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
type:
spectroscope and prism -optical
credit:
Wellcome Trust

Parts

Automatic solar spectroscope by John Browning

Automatic solar spectroscope by John Browning

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

Measurements:
overall: 70 mm x 280 mm x 240 mm, , .975kg
Materials:
metal (unknown) , copper (alloy) , brass (copper, zinc alloy) , glass , silver plated , tin (metal) and lead alloy
Object Number:
1983-139 Pt1
type:
instrument component , spectroscope and prism
Image ©
The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum
Eyepieces for solar spectroscope, cased

Eyepieces for solar spectroscope, cased

Box and four eyepieces for automatic solar spectroscope with case by John Browning late, London, c.1880 (B769). Six prism with reflex action giving dispersion equal to 12 prisms.

Object Number:
1983-139 Pt2
type:
instrument cases
Image ©
The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum