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Compound Microscope with Case and Accessories, "Jones's Most Improved" -Type, English, c. 1800

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Inventory Number: 45275
Object Type: Microscope Case
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Compound microscope. Contains 7 sliders (4 bone, 3 wood).

Compound microscope with accessories and case. Microscope is English, unsigned and undated and parts include pillar stand, body and tube holder. Accessories include fish plate, stage fitting, condenser, stage forceps, hand forceps, live box, four objectives (three have Lieberk├╝hn's attached, one with cover), one large Lieberk├╝hn, cone diaphragm, aperture wheel, lens, stage with three apertures, three inserts for stage, lens fitting, wets cell, wet cell slider, five ivory sliders, ivory talc box containing mica discs metal rings and two experimental lenses, three wooden sliders. Wooden case has fitted compartments.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): copper alloy
Glass
baize
Wood
ivory
mica
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
450 210 mm

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