Reference numberMOB/040
TitleSpectra apparatus by Joseph von Fraunhofer
Artistvon Fraunhofer, Joseph
Datelate 18th century
DescriptionSpectra apparatus, including a telescope, eyepieces, reflecting prisms and slides, and a mahogany carry case. For investigating the properties of coloured spectra and exhibiting the fixed lines therein.
Extent22 parts
FormatScientific Instrument
MaterialsWood, glass, metal
NotesOn loan to the Science Museum, early 20th century- 2019
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceProvenance unknown
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