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Inventory no. 23264 - Former Display Label

?English CONVEX and CONCAVE MIRRORS
c.1700

Glass mirrors; ebony frame and stand; brass mounting. Unsigned and undated.

The 8 1/2 inch diameter concave mirror and the 6 1/2 inch convex mirror are mounted back to back in one circle frame. Mirrors of this type were used for optical experiments and demonstrations.

[Orrery Collection, no. 9]
Lent by Christ Church.

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