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Simple Microscope

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Inventory Number: 33599
Object Type: microscope
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: A cylindrical pillar stands on the edge of a circular base. The stage plate is set at the top of the pillar. It has a recessed hole and two pinholes. A rack and pinion mechanism, operated by a mill-edged knob, raises a bar from within the limb. An arm with a split ring, to hold lenses, is mounted at the top of the bar.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
150 110 mm

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