Lever Compressor, by A. Ross & Co., London, c. 1840
|Inventory Number:|| 82290|
|Object Type:|| |
|Date Created:||c. 1840|
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||A heavy brass plate has a thick circle of glass set in the center. Mounted on the plate is an arm holding a circular mount for a glass disc above the disc on the plate. A knurled knob raises the arm at an angle, thereby pressing the top disc onto the bottom one.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||"Andw Ross & Co. Opticians 33 Regent St Piccadilly" on plate|
|Provenance:||Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection.
Presented by PT Bowman Beale, 1907|
|Collection Group:||Royal Microscopical Society Collection|
Brass and glass|
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