Mirror Demonstration Appartus

Mirror Demonstration Appartus

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Description
Stand with two mirrors, one concave and one convex, each 7 inches diameter.The “NEWTON & CO. / OPTICIANS / 3 FLEET STREET TEMPLE BAR / LONDON” inscription on the base indicates a date circa 1861-1885.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mirror demonstration apparatus
maker
Newton & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Measurements
overall; stand: 19 7/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 50.4825 cm x 11.43 cm
overall; mirror convex: 1 3/8 in x 7 in; 3.4925 cm x 17.78 cm
overall; mirror concave: 1 5/8 in x 7 in; 4.1275 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
PH.325751
catalog number
325751
accession number
254785
Credit Line
Colgate University
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