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Condenser Lens for a Microscope

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Inventory Number: 38678
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Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
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Brief Description: The lens is plano-convex and mounted in a lacquered brass setting on one end of a brass arm with a mill-edged knob at the other end. The arm is held in a brass sleeve set on a ball socket joint at the top of a cylindrical brass pillar. The circular brass base is weighted with lead.
Primary Inscriptions: "R. T. Gunther" scratched into the underside of the base
Collection Group: Gunther Loan collection
Material(s): Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
170 65 mm

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