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Microscope Exposure Meter - Photovolt Corp, Boxed, circa 1950 Reg. No: HT 2847
- Selenium (photovoltaic) exposure meter for microscopes. Inserted in eye piece position to take a reading, which is then converted to exposure settings using the rotational calculator provided. c1950s. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
- Oblond dark wood box, varnished, housing black apparatus. Meter is black oblong, with two knobs and a flat raised section at the top housing the meter gauge. Black disk-shaped reader on a length of black cord connecting it to the meter. Black, flat square disk photovolt exposure calculator, with rotational gauge, inserted into custom slot in lid of box.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||12.70 cm (Height), 17.00 cm (Width), 23.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||laboratory apparatus, light meters, microscope accessories, microscopes, photographic accessories|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Metal tag on lid: PHOTOVOLT CORPORATION/NEW YORK CITY.|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|