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Replica of an Italian Microscope of 1668, by John Mayall, English, Late 19th Century

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Inventory Number: 51064
Object Type: microscope
Persons: John Mayall
Date Created: Late 19th Century
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1944-1/89
Brief Description: Replica of a microscope by Eustachio Divini. It consists of three pasteboard tubes that push into each other. The lowest innermost tube is held by a metal collar on three legs attached to a triangular wooden base. The objective, in a metal setting fits in the end of this tube.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay Replica Campani of 1668; original identified by Mayall
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Pasteboard
Wood
Metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 52 mm

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