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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lantern slide
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 4 in x 7 in; 1.27 cm x 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
1988.0385.03
catalog number
1988.0385.03
accession number
1988.0385
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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