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Optical Apparatus

Optical Apparatus

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Description
This is a hollow glass vessel with a flared foot. Neck has a stopper. When filled with water, it acts as a lens, and was sometimes termed an engraver's globe.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Optical Apparatus
Measurements
overall: 17 in x 10 in; 43.18 cm x 25.4 cm
overall: 17 1/4 in x 10 in; 43.815 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
PH.316422
catalog number
316422
accession number
223721
Credit Line
United States Military Academy
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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