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Gairdners' type? Simple Microscope in Case, by Bryson, Edinburgh, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 45193
Object Type:
Persons: Bryson (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Late 19th Century
Place Created: Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: ?1944-1/part
Brief Description: Curved brass stem with ivory handle and brass adjusting-screw to separate the two lenses. According to two strips of paper with in pencil 'Lens apparatus 1/25 Focus x250 Coddington// Dr William Gairdners (?) Microscope See Encycl. Brit. 8th Ed. article microsc.'. In dark red leather case.
Primary Inscriptions: 'BRYSON/EDINBG'.
Provenance: Probably purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection. Associated in box marked '12 Curved Lenses 329'.
Collection Group: ?Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass
glass and ivory

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