Plane Mirror

Plane Mirror

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Description
Circular mirror, 9.5 inches diameter, mounted in a wooden frame, and held on a pedestal with a circular base. The “J. DUBOSCQ, A PARIS” inscription on the brass yoke refers to Jules Duboscq, a French instrument who, after apprenticing with J. B. F. Soleil, went into business on his own around 1849. The yoke is also marked “Schol.”
Ref: J. Duboscq, Catalogue Systématique des Appareils d’Optiques (Paris, 1870), p. 15.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mirror, plane
date made
second half, nineteenth century
maker
Duboscq, Jules
place made
France: Île-de-France, Département de Ville-de-Paris
Measurements
overall: 9 1/2 in; 24.13 cm
overall: 27 1/2 in x 16 1/8 in x 9 3/4 in; 69.85 cm x 40.9575 cm x 24.765 cm
ID Number
PH.328474
catalog number
328474
accession number
271661
Credit Line
Weston College
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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