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Simple Microscope, by Francis Watkins, London, c. 1760

Inventory Number: 63814
Object Type: Microscope Case
Persons: Francis Watkins
Date Created: c. 1760
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Simple microscope by Watkins. Microscope comes with black hide covered wooden case. Case contains brass sleeve with 9 ivory sliders, each with four specimen windows.
Primary Inscriptions: 'FRA WATKINS LONDON'
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented to the Royal Microscopical Society by W G Paterson , 1941
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
ivory and glass (box is wood
fishskin and velvet)

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