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Optical Cabinet Containing Solar Microscope and Compound Microscope Parts and Accessories

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Inventory Number: 50324
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: The case contains a brass solar microscope with Bonanni stage, rack and pinion focusing and a compound microscope on a brass stand. The accessories for the solar microscope are a spring stage fitted with two lenses, a slider with six objective lenses and a dovetail slide with a substage condenser. Other accessories include eight objective lenses, two with Lieberkuhn; a Lieberkuhn in a brass can; a Lieberkuhn carrier; an ivory talc box; a lens in a brass collar; a cone condenser; a cruciform stage with a pinhole, a keyhole slot and two spring clips for glass phials; a spring stage; a live box; a fishplate; a threaded brass collar; brass forceps; stage forceps; a bull's-eye lens on a brass pin and a concave mirror in a horseshoe mount. The softwood case is covered in black fishskin and lined with green velvet.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay in 1944.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Fishskin
Velvet
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
130 130 mm

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