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Screwbarrel Microscope, by Edmund Culpeper, London, c. 1715

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 41824
Object Type: Object
Persons: Edmund Culpeper
Date Created: first quarter 18th century
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Silver and ivory screw-barrel microscope with black hide covered wood box lined with red fabric. Box contains three ivory sliders, two with four windows, one with six windows, and a brass and glass slider that is blank.
Primary Inscriptions: "Culpeper Fect."
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Purchased by Royal Microscopical Society at the sale of Prof. John Quekett's effects 1861.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Silver
silvered-brass and blackened ivory


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