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Lever Compressor, by Hugh Powell, London, c. 1840

Inventory Number: 40442
Object Type:
Persons: Hugh Powell
Date Created: c. 1840
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: A thick brass plate carries a swivel arm which provides a pivot for a bar that holds at one end a glass disc in a brassĀ  ring that is mounted on a pair of pins. The other end has a screw with a knob that provides the leverage to press the glass disc down upon the thick glass disc held in the plate, with the specimen pressed between the discs.
Primary Inscriptions: "Hugh Powell, London." on body
Provenance: Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection. Presented by PT Bowman Beale, 1907
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
37 48 130 mm

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