Pair of Convex and Concave Mirrors in Mount, English, c. 1700
|Inventory Number:|| 23264|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||A pair of English convex and concave mirrors in a mount|
Glass mirrors; ebony frame and stand; brass mounting. Unsigned and undated; c.1700.
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.
|Provenance:||Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.|
|Collection Group:||Orrery Collection|