Oscillating Prism

Oscillating Prism

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Description
An oscillating prism was used to show that white light was composed of several colors.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Prism, Oscillating
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27.3 cm x 21 cm x 15.7 cm; 10 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 6 3/16 in
overall: 10 5/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 6 in; 26.9875 cm x 20.955 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
PH.334762
catalog number
334762
accession number
312091
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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