Prisms

Title

Prisms

Subject

Optics

Description

Prisms have been standard laboratory equipment since Isaac Newton used one in 1666 to study the nature of the spectrum.

Most or all of these prisms were made by Duboscq in Paris.

Source

Property of the W&L Physics & Engineering Department

Files

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Citation

“Prisms,” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed September 22, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/201.