Nicol prism polariser

Made:
1900-1936 in London
maker:
James Swift and Son Limited

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Square double Nicol prism, one of six (quadruple cemented composite crystal of Iceland spar - calcite), unsigned, supplied by James Swift and Son Limited, London, England, 1900-1936. For use as a polarizer lens in a microscope.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1936-177/6
Materials:
calcite and paint
type:
polarizer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • optical filter
  • polarizer
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • optical filter
credit:
James Swift & Son Ltd.