Spectrometer Camera

Spectrometer Camera

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This wooden camera, designed for use with a wavelength spectrometer, has brass fittings, an ivory scale, and cardboard bellows. The inscription reads “ADAM HILGER LTD. / LONDON, ENGLAND / No. D10.302 / 33435.” Three paper tags read “PHYSICS DEPT / COLUMBIA UNIV / 6336.”
Ref: Adam Hilger, Ltd., Spectrographs (London, 1912), pp. D3-D4.
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Object Name
spectrometer camera
date made
early 20th century
Adam Hilger, Ltd.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
overall: 18.5 cm x 23 cm x 55.6 cm; 7 9/32 in x 9 1/16 in x 21 7/8 in
overall: 9 1/8 in x 8 in x 21 3/4 in; 23.1775 cm x 20.32 cm x 55.245 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
Columbia University
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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