Drawing, watercolour, AERE Harwell: The Cyclotron Pit, by Laurence Scarfe, August 1950. 40 x 53.5 cm. Signed in ink over pencil, blc. Title in pencil, tlc. Depicts the 110 inch synchro-cyclotron. Upper magnet coil drum, tl, above vacuum pump, lower magnet coil drum partly visible below. Manipulating gear in horizontal brass tube. Accelerated particles - protons or neutrons - are collimated by holes in concrete blocks (red). Holes in concrete shielding blocks (grey) allow particles to pass through. Lead shielding blocks, foreground.
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