Prisms

Psychology

Accession Number: 2011.psy.53

Instrument Name: Prisms

Description:

Wooden box with two compartments lined with red felt. The box houses two small triangular prisms.

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Primary Materials: glass; wood

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Dimensions (cm):

Box: Height = 5, Width = 7.5, Length = 14; Prism: Height = 1.5, Length = 3.5

Function: Prisms are used to refract light.

Condition:

Poor; the prisms are chipped and have dirt and grime on them.

Associated Instruments: 2011.psy.4

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Provenance:

Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes:

The instrument is made up of three parts: box and two prisms.