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Foucault's Speed of Light Apparatus, by Paul Gustave Froment, Paris, c. 1855

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Inventory Number: 24393
Object Type:
Persons: Paul Gustave Froment (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1855
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Chemistry By Discipline  
Accession Number: 1927-20
Brief Description: A device used for measuring the speed of light by measuring the change in angle of the mirror.
Provenance: Amongst the possessions of R. T. Gunther on his death. Accession and previous provenance yet to be established conclusively. Initially from the Conrad Cooke Collection
Collection Group: Gunther Loan collection
Material(s): Glass
Copper Alloy
Metal
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
245 150 200 mm

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