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Lucernal Microscope with Accessories

Inventory Number: 10251
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
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Brief Description: The mahogany, pyramidal projection box stands on two pillars on an oak baseboard. The box houses two lenses and a ground glass screen at its widest end. A wooden board slides over the screen to protect it. A threaded fitting that takes a telescoping bar, carrying an eye-locating aperture on an adjustable mounting, is set below the screen. The specimen holding assembly, consisting of two lenses and a spring stage, stands on a pillar near the narrow end of the box. The stage can be racked laterally by a wooden rod with a brass socket. A threaded rod that runs the length of the baseboard moves the assembly for focusing.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented to the RMS by Colonel George Lyon Tupman FRMS on the 18th of January 1905
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
265 185 mm

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