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Cuff-Type Compound Microscope in Case with Accessories, by John Gilbert, English, c. 1765

Inventory Number: 44431
Object Type: Microscope Drawer
Persons: John Gilbert
Date Created: c. 1765
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Cuff-type microscope by Gilbert. Contains 6 bone sliders.
Primary Inscriptions: " John Gilbert at the Marinier in Poslern Row, Tower Hill, London. Makes all sorts of Mathematical, Optical and Philosophical Instruments" inside the door of the case
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
350 160 160 mm

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