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Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

 
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Optics and Heat - Seven Mirror Apparatus
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Seven Mirror Apparatus
Seven Mirror Apparatus, c.1870s, By Jules Duboscq � Paris
This device was used with a prism to demonstrate the seven colors of the specturm present in a beam of sunlight: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.



Top item#: 24.33 Photograph courtesy of Charles Barry, SCU
Lower image courtesy of "Historical Physics Teaching Apparatus" http://physics.kenyon.edu/earlyapparatus
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