Color Apparatus

Color Apparatus

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The Von Nardroff color mixer produces three beams of colored light that can be projected onto a white surface. Dr. Ernest Robert Von Nardroff (1864-1938), a science teacher who served for many years as principal of Stuyvesant High School in New York City, designed the form. This example came from Beloit College.
Ref: Knott, Apparatus Catalogue (Boston, 19xx), p. 321.
Tom Greenslade, “The Von Nardroff Color Mixing Apparatus,” The Physics Teacher 43 (2006): 602.
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Object Name
Color Apparatus
Von Nardroff
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 19 cm x 25.4 cm; 7 1/2 in x 10 in
overall: 7 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 1/8 in; 19.05 cm x 22.86 cm x 18.0975 cm
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Gift of Colby Collect Department of Physics & Astronomy
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National Museum of American History
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