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1/20 In. Objective in Can, by James John Smith, London, 1868

Inventory Number: 67547
Object Type:
Persons: James John Smith
Date Created: 1868
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: A high-power objective made by James John Smith, son of James Smith, the founder of Smith and Beck. Objective has a power of 1/20" and is set in a copper alloy housing encircled by an engraved correction collar. The objective is stored in a copper alloy can with a threaded lid.
Primary Inscriptions: .1: "JAS. SMITH. LONDON 1868, 1/20 / UNCOVERED" .2: "PRESENTED BY James Smith Junr FRMS. To the Royal Microscopical Society MAY 13 1868 / 1/20"
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented to the Royal Microscopical Society by James John Smith, 13 May 1868
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection

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