Morris, Peter and Staubermann, Klaus, eds. (2009) Illuminating instruments. Artefacts (7). Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington. ISBN 9780978846039 (hardback)

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Abstract

This 7th volume in the Artefacts series looks at a number of significant instruments that were created to serve various scientific purposes.
The contributors examine the roles these instruments played both as scientific devices developed to advance our knowledge of the world and as cultural artifacts manufactured and used in specific settings.
Klaus Staubermann has also written Chapter 2: Introduction; Chapter 4: Instrument and Image: inside the Nineteenth Century scientific lantern slide; and Chapter 14: Select Listing of Museum Instrument Collections.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Science and Technology
Depositing User: Mark Glancy
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2012 14:57
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2015 15:45
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/915

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