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Gould-Type Microscope, by Cary, London, c. 1825-50

Inventory Number: 12808
Object Type:
Persons: Cary
Date Created: c. 1825-50
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: The microscope has a heavy circular base instead of being screwed into a box-top. There is a concave mirror, three-button objective, hand magnifier, stage forceps, tweezers, and scalpel and dissecting needle. There is also a spacer to screw between two objectives and a small brass can containing a mount with a tiny plano-convex lens.
Box: fitted mahogany lined with blue velvet
Primary Inscriptions: "CARY, LONDON"
Provenance: Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection. Presented by C. Lee Curties, October 1901
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass and glass

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