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ID number:  BIRRC-P0330
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Historic Physics Collection
Artist / Maker:  Adam Hilger Ltd
Title / Object name:  Quartz Prism Spectrograph
Object type:  Optical instrument
Place made:  London
Date made:  1910
Materials:  Brass collimator, wooden prism chamber and camera, all on heavy steel base.
Measurements:  150 cm long x 45 cm high
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This is a high quality quartz prism spectrograph designed to photograph spectra on 12 x 4 inch photographic plates. The plate holder can be moved vertically so that several spectra can be recorded on each plate.

Inscriptions / Translations:  ADAM HILGER LTD LONDON

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