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Inventory no. 46284 - Former Display Label

English COMPOUND MICROSCOPE
c.1840

Unsigned. Height c.260 mm, case 273 x 140 x 95 mm.

Mahogany case lined in red velvet holds a brass drum microscope with rackwork focusing, 6 objectives, lieberkuhn, top illuminator, stage forceps, live box, hand lens, tweezers, 4 bone sliders, glass phial, brush, rouge box. A popular pattern of microscope continuing throughout the nineteenth century. See G. L'E. Turner, Collecting Microscopes, London, 1981), pp. 43-5.

[RMS 48 (A95)]
Royal Microscopical Society

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