Power of Light

Sir Isaac Newton's original prism, held by John Tappan, photographed at The British Museum. The photographer created this image by shining a steady, hard light source through the prism, which then broke that white light beam in the seven primary colors that make up white light.
Sir Isaac Newton's original prism, held by John Tappan, photographed at The British Museum. The photographer created this image by shining a steady, hard light source through the prism, which then broke that white light beam in the seven primary colors that make up white light.
Power of Light
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Credit:
Joe McNally / Contributor
Editorial #:
1475377818
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
01 January, 2001
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Source:
Hulton Archive
Object name:
light_prism
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4560 x 3084 px (38.61 x 26.11 cm) - 300 dpi - 8 MB