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Screwbarrel Microscope by Edmund Culpeper, London, c.1710

Inventory Number: 67124
Object Type:
Persons: Edmund Culpeper
Date Created: c. 1710
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1939-8
Brief Description: ``Mounted and augmented type of brass screwbarrel microscope xxx, with pillar stand, articulated arm with illuminating lens [or mirror??], three folding & dismantling feet, and ivory compound extension tube.
Primary Inscriptions: xxx signature & extensive promotional blurb on feet ; others ?? xxx
Provenance: Transferred from the Pitt Rivers Museum in 1939.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass

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