Nörremberg-type polariscope


Polariscope (lacquered brass, oxidized brass) fixed on a circular base (total height 33 cm). Reflecting mirror (9.5 x 12.5 cm), pile-of-plates polarizer, condenser, and objective, focusing optics and Nicol prism analyzer.
Unsigned, but almost certainly made by Steeg and Reuter in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, first half 20th century.

collection: Museum for the History of Sciences, Universiteit Gent, Belgium (inventory number: MW 94/557)

Nörremberg-type polariscope, unsigned