Lens with mount
Room IX. After Galileo: Exploring The Physical and Biological World
Optics: Lenses, Microscopes and the Eye
Section of Room IX
late 18th cent.
lens diameter 84 mm, mount diameter 175 mm
Biconcave diverging lens mounted in a large wooden ring. Probably an accessory for optical bench.
Diverging (or negative) lens
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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