Cylindrical condenser, 1761.
4 0 c m
 
35cm
actual image size: 27cm x 32cm

Cylindrical condenser, 1761.

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Description

This condenser was used for demonstrations carried out in air at greater than atmospheric presure. The body of the cylinder is made of bras; the two ends are of bras with plano-convex windows of glas. This instrument was made by George Adams, instrument maker to the king.
 

Image Ref.

10211988
 

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