X-ray camera c1930, with interchangeable flatplate


X-ray camera c1930, with interchangeable flatplate and cylinders, used by Kathleen Lonsdale at the Royal Institution and UCL and Judith Milledge at UCL. A beam trap was added by the RI workshops; it is possible that the entire instrument was made at the RI as it bears no manufacturer’s name. From a collection relating to the X-ray crystallography research carried out by Dame Kathleen Lonsdale at University College London.


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brass (copper, zinc alloy), paper, steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
Gift of University College London, in memory of Dame Kathleen Lonsdale

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