Lever Compressor, by Hugh Powell, London, c. 1840
|Inventory Number:|| 40442|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||c. 1840|
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|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 brass 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|
Brass and glass|
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