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Gould-Type Microscope with Case and Accessories, by Cary, London, c. 1825-50

Inventory Number: 85203
Object Type:
Persons: Cary
Date Created: c. 1825-50
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Gould-Type microscope, manufactured by Cary. A rackwork pillar screws into the top of the mahogany case. An arm is mounted to the top of the pillar for attaching the conical shaped body tube. The stage plate inserts into the pillar's rackwork and has two pinholes for accessories.
The instrument is stored in a mahogany case which forms the base for the microscope. The interior is fitted with green felt lined fittings. The case contains the following accessories: Three objectives of different powers, a stage forceps, mirror in horseshoe mount, live-box, bull's eye lens in horseshoe mount, tweezers, and ivory black/white disc.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by Miss A M Mainland, 1939 Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
87 23 mm

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