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Selenites and Brass Holder

Date: 1870 | Identifier: LL02.48.06.12
Selenites are the equivalent of modern wave plates, used to create highly colored images in polarizing microscopy. This set includes four selenites and is similar to one illustrated in Beck’s 1865 book, "The Achromatic Microscope". The manufacturer is probably R & J Beck. more...
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