Optical Bench (Elements)

Optical Bench (Elements)

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Description
Elements of an optical bench used by cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, and probably made in Paris in the second half of the nineteenth century.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
optical bench (elements)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 14 3/4 in x 12 in; 16.51 cm x 37.465 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
PH.318493
catalog number
318493
accession number
217544
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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