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4 In. Objective in Can, by Ross, London, 1867

Inventory Number: 75086
Object Type:
Persons: ? Ross
Date Created: 1867
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: A long-focus lens measuring 4 inches, manufactured by Ross. The lens is set in a copper alloy ring and accessed by removing a threaded blackened eyecup. The lens is stored in a copper alloy can with a threaded lid. The lid is engraved with the lens' size and manufacturer. The lens was published in QJMS (1868) 58.
Primary Inscriptions: .1: "Ross, London, 4 In." .2: "4 In. Ross, London"
Provenance: Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection. Presented by Thomas Ross, 13 November 1867
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
17 26 mm

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