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Cathode Ray Tube, Late 1870s

Inventory Number: 85138
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1964-277
Brief Description: Cathode ray tube consisting of a glass bulb containing a fluorescent screen, which can be used to demonstrate the deflection of cathode rays by using a magnetic field. The glass bulb stands on a turned polished wooden base.
Provenance: Transferred from the Physical Chemistry Laboratory (per Dr E.J. Bowen)
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
160 260 106 mm


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