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Set of Beevers Lipson Strips, Cosine Set, c.1946

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Inventory Number: 45229
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2003-6/1
Brief Description: A set of Beevers-Lipson Strips used by crystallographers to examine the structure of crystals. The wooden case is wedge shaped with a removable lid, the case is divided into 33 sections each containing many strips of card with numerical values printed on them.
Primary Inscriptions: "C" plaque on lid.
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): Card
Leather
Wood
copper alloy
metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
243 410 176 mm

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