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Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Turned, blackened wood base stands on three bun feet with a hole for inserting mirror at its centre. Three turned legs support a second turned wood disc on which the spring stage and body are set. Outer body tube above stage is covered in emossed leather.

Dust cap for eyepiece.

Wooden surround for eyepiece.

Pasteboard inner tube, covered in blue, red and white floral design decorated paper. Tube contains eyepiece lens.

Pasteboard lower body tube, covered in blue, red and white floral design decorated paper. Tube contains objective and lens.

Dust cap for objective.

Plane mirror set on a pivoting mount, inserted into centre of base.
Primary Inscriptions: " J F r" at the base, in a heart shape.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520

Objective Dust Cap for Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Conical shaped dust cap for objective of Compound Microscope.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520

Plane Mirror for Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Pllane mirror set on a wooden pivoting mount, which can be inserted into centre of base of Compound Microscope.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520

Inner Tube of Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Pasteboard inner tube, covered in blue, red and white floral design decorated paper. Tube contains eyepiece lens.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520

Body Tube and Objective of Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Pasteboard lower body tube, covered in blue, red and white floral design decorated paper. Tube contains objective and lens.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520

Base, Stage and Body of Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Turned, blackened wood base stands on three bun feet with a hole for inserting mirror at its centre. Three turned legs support a second turned wood disc on which the spring stage and body are set. Outer body tube above stage is covered in emossed leather.
Primary Inscriptions: " J F r" at the base, in a heart shape.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520

Dust Cap for Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Removable dust cap for eyepiece of Compound Microscope.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520

Compound Microscope, by Junker, 1791

Inventory Number: 44520
Object Type:
Persons: Junker (Maker)
Date Created: 1791
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Wooden surround for eyepiece.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood
Leather
Paper
Pasteboard
Glass
mirrored glass
Cu alloy
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
302 130 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/44520