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Pocket Botanic Microscope

Inventory Number: 55509
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: The square cross sectioned pillar of this brass instrument stands on an oval base. A ring with an internal thread on an arm is fixed to the top of the pillar. Two objective lenses, that screw together, fit the ring. A pinhole near the base of the pillar holds the horseshoe mount for the plane mirror. A sliding sleeve on the pillar carries the ring stage. There is a single pinhole for accessories and a circular leaf spring is attached to the underside of the stage by two screws.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
105 40 60 mm

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