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Condenser Lens for a Microscope

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Inventory Number: 38678
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Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: Condenser Lens for a Microscope. The lens is Plano-convex and mounted in a lacquered copper alloy setting on one end of a copper alloy arm with a mill-edged knob at the other end. The arm is held in a copper alloy sleeve set on a ball socket joint at the top of a cylindrical copper alloy pillar. The circular copper alloy base is weighted with lead.
Primary Inscriptions: "R. T. Gunther" scratched into the underside of the base
Collection Group: Gunther Loan collection
Material(s): copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
189 189 68 mm

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