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Compound Microscope, German, Late 18th Century

Inventory Number: 50162
Object Type: Microscope Drawer
Place Created: Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: German microscope of English design. Microscope attached to large wooden base with two drawers. Each drawer contains one ivory slider with four specimen windows.
Primary Inscriptions: None.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society. No record of acquisition. Possibly by Georg Brander, Augsburg.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and lignum vitae; oak base.