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Nörremberg-type polariscope



Jules Duboscq, Paris
Polariscope (lacquered brass) with fixtures mounted between two rods. Circular base mounted on square (18.7 cm) mahogany base (height 6 cm) with drawer. Fixtures include mirrored base, glass polarizing plate with graduated wheel and pointer, graduated rotating and tilting glass specimen stage and a rotatable analyser prism with vernier read-out. Total height: 51 cm.
Signed "Jules Duboscq | à Paris", 2nd half 19th century.

Collection: Museum for the History of Sciences, Universiteit Gent, Belgium (inventory number: MW 95/762)