Lantern Slide

Lantern Slide

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Glass lantern slide depicting a Bunsen-type spectroscope. The “H. B. & W. O. CHAMBERLAIN / BOSTON” incised on the wooden frame refers to a firm of philosophical instrument makers and dealers that was in business, as such, by 1865, and still going in 1876.
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Object Name
lantern slide
overall: 1/2 in x 4 in x 7 in; 1.27 cm x 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm
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National Museum of American History
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