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Set of Beevers Lipson Strips, Sine Set, c.1936

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Inventory Number: 80368
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2003-6/3
Brief Description: A set of Beevers-Lipson Strips used by crystallographers for studying the structure of crystals. The case is wedge shaped and split into many small compartments each house hundreds of paper strips.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Crystallography, Oxford, per Professor Keith Prout. Likely to have been used by Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin in the late 1930s / early 1940s as part of her Nobel Prize winning research.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Leather
Iron
Wood
Card
copper alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
20 314 180 mm

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