Pocket Botanic Microscope
|Inventory Number:|| 55509|
|Object Type:|| microscope|
|Place Created:|| England United Kingdom Europe
|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.|
|Provenance:||Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection|
|Collection Group:||Clay Collection|
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