History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Simple Dissecting Microscope with Accessories

preview image for Simple Dissecting Microscope with Accessories
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Simple dissecting microscope, stored in wooden box with two swing clasps. Interior of box has green felt and wooden dividers.
Copper alloy microscope with right angle return at base. Angle section is coated in green enamel. Base of tube unscrews to reveal objective.
Also in box is: a set of three objectives, one objective is stored in a screw top case, remaining two consist of one conical shape objective and one straight cylindrical objective.
Two rulers, one ruler is yellow and has a scale from 0-12cm. Second ruler is made of bone and measures both inches and cm.
Set of six fountain pen nibs wrapped in folded rectangle of fabric.
Wooden microscope slide with glass circle housed in centre. Slide is decorated with a red and gold geometric pattern.
Glass slide with blackened seal around central circle. Slide contains example of aortic disease and has a handwritten paper label explaining its contents.
Eyepiece held inside screw top case. Eyepiece itself screws onto underside of case lid.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Case for Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Case for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Simple dissecting microscope, stored in wooden box with two swing clasps. Interior of box has green felt and wooden dividers.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Copper alloy microscope with right angle return at base. Angle section is coated in green enamel. Base of tube unscrews to reveal objective.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Three Objectives for Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Three Objectives for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Also in box is: a set of three objectives, one objective is stored in a screw top case, remaining two consist of one conical shape objective and one straight cylindrical objective.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Two Rulers for Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Two Rulers for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Two rulers, one ruler is yellow and has a scale from 0-12cm. Second ruler is made of bone and measures both inches and cm.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Six Fountain Pen Nibs for Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Six Fountain Pen Nibs for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Set of six fountain pen nibs wrapped in folded rectangle of fabric.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Wooden Microscope Slide for Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Wooden Microscope Slide for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Wooden microscope slide with glass circle housed in centre. Slide is decorated with a red and gold geometric pattern.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Glass Slide for Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Glass Slide for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Glass slide with blackened seal around central circle. Slide contains example of aortic disease and has a handwritten paper label explaining its contents.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483

Eyepiece for Simple Dissecting Microscope

preview image for Eyepiece for Simple Dissecting Microscope
Inventory Number: 36483
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Eyepiece held inside screw top case. Eyepiece itself screws onto underside of case lid.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Enamel
Bone
Steel
Glass
Fabric

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 44691Image with multimedia irn 44690Image with multimedia irn 44692Image with multimedia irn 44693

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/36483