Illuminating instruments /
edited by Peter J.T. Morris and Klaus Staubermann.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2010.
x, 174 p. : ill.
0978846036 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780978846039 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2010.
0978846036 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780978846039 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-164) and index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Series Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Instruments In Practice
Instrument and Image: Inside the Nineteenth-Century Scientific Lantern Slidep. 3
The Enlightened Microscope: Working with Eighteenth-Century Solar Microscopesp. 19
Instruments In Industry
Refractometers and Industrial Analysisp. 41
Regional Styles in Pesticide Analysis: Coulson, Lovelock, and the Detection of Organochlorine Insecticidesp. 53
Instruments in the Museum
Hard Times: The Difficult Lives of Three Instruments in the Museump. 73
Why Display? Representing Holography in Museum Collectionsp. 95
Inside the Atom: Two Sides of a Storyp. 115
Looking into (the) Matter: Scientific Artifacts and Atomistic Iconographyp. 131
Instrument Museums and Collectionsp. 157
Select Bibliographyp. 163
Indexp. 165
About the Contributorsp. 173
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