Room IX. After Galileo: Exploring The Physical and Biological World
Optics: Lenses, Microscopes and the Eye
Section of Room IX
second half 18th cent.
base diameter 73 mm, height 65 mm
This glass cone, whose mount is missing, was probably used for experiments on refraction.
Collecting tradition of the House of Lorraine
Historical outline of optics
Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science
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