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Gould-type Microscope in Box, by Robert Banks, London, c. 1820

Inventory Number: 24775
Object Type:
Persons: Robert Banks
Date Created: c. 1820
Place Created: 441 Strand London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Small microscope with rackwork focusing to the stage. Three objectives, which screw together, are present with one bone slider and a mirror. The instruments are housed in a wooden case which is also used as a base for the microscope.
Primary Inscriptions: .1: "BANKS Instr. 441 Strand LONDON" on pillar
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): copper alloy
metal
Glass
paint
Bone
mica
Specimen
Ink
metal
mirror glass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
85 17 42 mm

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