- The manufacturer described this instrument as a “Laboratory Spectrometer, Bunsen’s model,” noting that it had a stationary circle 27 cm diameter, divided into 10’ and read by verniers to 10" of arc. The “SOCIETE GENEVOISE / Pour la Construction / D’Instruments de Physique / GENEVE” inscription refers to a firm that, since its founding in 1862, has supplied sophisticated apparatus to laboratories around the world.
- Ref: Société Genevoise, Illustrated Price List of Physical and Mechanical Instruments (Geneva, 1900), pp. 89-90.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- Societe Genevoise
- place made
- Switzerland: Genève, Geneva
- overall: 5 5/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 10.4775 cm x 10.795 cm
- overall: 15 3/4 in x 15 in x 18 in; 40.005 cm x 38.1 cm x 45.72 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Columbia University
- Science & Scientific Instruments
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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