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Simple Microscope, by W & S Jones, London, 19th Century

Inventory Number: 21841
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Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Simple microscope which consists of an oval ebony base, magnifiers, a mirror, an accessory arm, and a stage with a glass window. The pillar that would support the microscope is missing.
Primary Inscriptions: " W & S JONES HOLBORN LONDON"
Provenance: Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection. Presented by James Insch FRMS, March 1935
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Glass
Ebony
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
20 62 46 mm

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