Optical Cabinet Containing Solar Microscope and Compound Microscope Parts and Accessories
|Inventory Number:|| 50324|
|Object Type:|| microscope|
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|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.|
|Provenance:||Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay in 1944.|
|Collection Group:||Clay Collection|
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