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George Lindsay's Patent Simple Microscope, by George Lindsay?, English, 18th Century

Inventory Number: 45746
Object Type:
Persons: George Lindsay
Date Created: c. 1720-50
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1994-1/684
Brief Description: George Lindsay's Patent pocket micr. Takes apart and fits into a tiny black fishskin box. Slender turned pillar mounted on folding tripod; 3 powers in a slide.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass

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