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Gould-Type Microscope, by Cary, London, c. 1840

Inventory Number: 32860
Object Type: Microscope Case
Persons: Cary
Date Created: c. 1825-50
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Brass microscope attached to brown wood base. Base functions as a box for accessories and contains two glass slides, one blank, and three ivory sliders.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Cary London'
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented to the Royal Microscopical Society by C.E. Heath, 1916
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass and glass (The box is mahogany and velvet)