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Simple Microscope, English, c. 1835

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Inventory Number: 44981
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: A triangular sectioned limb attaches to a turned pillar by a compass joint and a semi-circular plate with a locking screw holds the inclination. The eye lens pushes into a ring mounted on a bar that extends from the top of the limb. A milled headed screw at the lower end of the limb moves the bar for focusing. the instrument stands on a circular base on three bun feet.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented to the RMS by E M Nelson FRMS, 17 June 1903.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): copper alloy
Glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
230 127 mm

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