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Glassware Piece from Moseley Apparatus, Manchester/Oxford. c.1913

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Inventory Number: 18034
Object Type:
Persons: Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley
Date Created: c.1913
Place Created: Manchester England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: This particular piece of apparatus was used by Henry Moseley, first at Manchester in 1913 and then at Oxford from November 1913 to the summer of 1914. He studied chemical samples using X-ray spectroscopy and hence determine their atomic number. The results were published in the ‘Philosophical Magazine’ in 1913 and 1914.

A piece of glassware resembling a cut-down thistle funnel, with white sealant around the bulb - a similar white sealing material to Inv. Num. 28749 Trial Electrode from Moseley Apparatus, c.1913.

See attached narrative 'Henry 'Harry' Moseley and his experiments' for further details.
Provenance: Associated with Moseley
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
247 42 mm


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