Crookes tube for demonstrating the phosphorescence of glass

Crookes tube for demonstrating the phosphorescence of glass

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Description (Brief)
Marked: "P3C6". Three glass chambers, rod-type anode and cathode. See Vaird & Tatlock catalog, list no. 31, page 227, #2116.
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Object Name
Discharge Tube
Crookes tube
crookes tube
Other Terms
Discharge Tube; Electron Tubes
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overall: 6 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 3.81 cm
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Credit Line
from Columbia University, Department of Physics, thru Alvin P. Tramm
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National Museum of American History
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