Mechanical Finger with Box, by Bailey, London, 1874
|Inventory Number:|| 66985|
|Object Type:|| |
|Persons:||John William Bailey|
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||This apparatus fits on the nosepiece before the objective. The small forceps may be manipulated when holding a piece of card on which is stuck an eyelash to pick up diatoms. The apparatus is stored in a wooden box lined with blue velvet, behind a hinged compartment in the lid is stored four eyelash samples mounted on triangular pieces of card.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||.1: "Bailey / Fenchurch St" on collar. "R.M.S. No 56" on cylindrical arm
.2: Paper label on upper surface of box, handwritten in ink: "R. M. Society / Mechanical Finger / from / W. J. Suffolk / Nov 4th 1874"
Paper label on inside surface of box, handwritten in ink: "R.M.S. / From W. J. Suffolk Esq / Nov 4th 1874"|
|Provenance:||Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection.
Presented by W.T. Suffolk, 4 November 1874|
|Collection Group:||Royal Microscopical Society Collection|
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