Glass Dove prism, one edge broken

Made:
1900-1924 in Europe

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Glass Dove prism with one edge broken, unknown maker, European 1900-1924.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1997-1942/1
Materials:
adhesive, glass and paint
Measurements:
truncated prism sitting on longest edge: 26 mm x 73 mm x 28 mm,
right-angled prism sitting on longest edge: 28 mm x 55 mm x 41 mm,
rectangular right-angled triangular prism sitting on longest edge: 23 mm x 95 mm x 48 mm,
all three prisms total weight: 0.405kg
type:
dove prism
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • prism - optical
  • erecting prism
credit:
Wellcome Trustees