Color Apparatus


The Von Nardroff color mixer produces three beams of colored light that can be projected onto a white surface. Dr. Ernest Robert Von Nardroff (1864-1938), a science teacher who served for many years as principal of Stuyvesant High School in New York City, designed the form. This example came from Beloit College.

Ref: Knott, Apparatus Catalogue (Boston, 19xx), p. 321.

Tom Greenslade, “The Von Nardroff Color Mixing Apparatus,” The Physics Teacher 43 (2006): 602.

Maker: Von Nardroff

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Colby Collect Department of Physics & Astronomy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.329683Catalog Number: 329683Accession Number: 273104

Object Name: Color Apparatus

Measurements: overall: 19 cm x 25.4 cm; 7 1/2 in x 10 inoverall: 7 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 1/8 in; 19.05 cm x 22.86 cm x 18.0975 cm


Record Id: nmah_2579

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