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Compound Microscope with Slider and Slider Case, German

Inventory Number: 46627
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
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Brief Description: The turned wooden base stands on three bun feet. At its centre is a plane mirror in a tilting wooden mount. Three turned legs support the circular stage and body. At the base of the body a spring pushes a wooden plate down onto the stage to hold specimens. The body, and two draw tubes that push into it, are of pasteboard covered with decorated paper. The eyepiece and nose are of wood. There is an eye lens, a field lens and objective. The eyepiece has an external thread and a dust cover. There is also a wooden slider, with six windows, and a paper a paper case.
Primary Inscriptions: Signed by branding under base "IM" (inside a circle).
Provenance: RMS Collection
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Wood
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
320 115 mm

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