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Luminous Spiral Discharge Tube, Associated with Faraday, Early 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 25663
Object Type:
Place Created: United Kingdom (England) Europe
Brief Description: Glass tube with spiral of tinfoil spots with wooden ends
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Alleged to have been used by Michael Faraday
Collection Group:
Material(s): glass
wood
tin (?)
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
27 mm

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