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Compound Microscope with Accessories

Inventory Number: 10147
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: The square sectioned limb is carried on trunions on a flat tripod foot. A rack and pinion, operated by two milled knobs, raises a triangular bar from within the limb for coarse focusing. The monocular body tube is carried on an arm at the top of the bar. A milled head on a screw on the arm operates the fine focus. The rectangular stage is mounted on the limb at the level of the trunions. A bracket to hold specimens is held on the stage by clips and a rotating disk with four apertures is mounted on a cylinder attached to the underside of the stage. A cylindrical bar below the stage holds the plano-concave mirror on a sliding sleeve.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: RMS Collection Presented to the RMS by Frank Crisp FRMS in 1879
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
395 155 mm

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