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Simple Aquatic Microscope, by Nairne & Blunt, London, c. 1780

Inventory Number: 54964
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1944-4
Brief Description: The pillar screws into a socket in the centre of the lid. Two objectives, a watch glass and glass disc. Black fishskin-covered box, lined green velvet.
Primary Inscriptions: "Nairne & Blunt LONDON" (on stage)
Provenance: Presented by Miss M. Salmon [sic] Sept 20th 1943 (on piece of blue paper). Standard form Ellis type.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass.