Optical Stand

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Accession Number: 2009.uc.27

Instrument Name: Optical Stand

Description:

Black metal cylinder with interior brass cylinder adjustable with a worm gear mechanism; on adjustable black metal post with solid brass section between bottom and circular black metal base; base weighted with cement; top cylinder marked “Mon. Breguet B3735″.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: brass, metal

Markings: Old Inventory Number = uc27.

Dimensions (cm):

Height = 32.5 cm; Base d. = 13.4 cm; horiz. length = 13 cm

Function:

For optical experiments and demonstrations.

Condition:

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Breguet

Date of Manufacture: c. 1880

Provenance:

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes: