Prisms for guns
ID numberART21393
Collection typeArt
TitlePrisms for guns
Measurementsheet: 41 x 40.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerCurtis, R Emerson
Place madeAustralia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made1945
Physical descriptionlithographic crayon and wash on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionPrisms for guns a drawing from the series 'Commonwealth Solar Observatory, Mount Stromlo, Canberra'. Prisms were used for binoculars and periscopes. Stromlo's Optical Lens Department produced the prisms. The hands are those of Arthur Powell, an Australian employed by the Observatory at Mount Stromlo,supplied the work-worn hands.