Tin Can Prototype X-Ray diffraction camera

Made:
1934-1939 in London
maker:
Dame Kathleen Lonsdale
Tin Can Prototype X-Ray diffraction camera

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Tin Can Prototype X-Ray diffraction camera
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Tin embossed J. L. Bragg Ltd on lid, made into simple diffraction cameras by Kathleen Lonsdale at the Royal Institution, 1934-39.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1993-421/8/2
Materials:
copper (metal) and tin plated steel
Measurements:
overall: 111 mm 104 mm, .15kg
type:
x-ray diffraction camera
credit:
Gift of University College London, in memory of Dame Kathleen Lonsdale