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Dissecting Microscope, by Henry Raines Shuttleworth, London, Late 18th Century

Inventory Number: 70009
Object Type: Object
Persons: Henry Raines Shuttleworth Henry Raines Shuttleworth
Date Created: c. 1775-1800
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Dissecting microscope by Shuttleworth. Microscope attached to black hide covered wooded box. Box contains single ivory slider with five specimen windows.
Primary Inscriptions: "Shuttleworth London" on stage
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented to the Royal Microscopical Society by C Lees Curties 1905
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
fishskin. (Box is wood velvet and silk)
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
140 110 37 mm


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