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Compound and Simple Microscope with Accessories and Case, by George Adams, London, c. 1790

Inventory Number: 82338
Object Type:
Persons: George Adams
Date Created: c. 1790
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: The flat folding tripod carries a tapered pillar with a compass joint to the square sectioned limb. Focusing is by rackwork cut into the side of the limb and the stage has two wings for accessories. A collar caries the mirror and an arm holds the body tube. There is also a large wooden slider of the type usually found with lucernal microscopes. The case is mahogany. It also holds six objectives, a brass ring on an arm, an eyepiece, two Lieberkuhn and a cone condenser.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection

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