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Hand-Held (Direct Vision?) Microscope in Case, by Matthews, London, c. 1860

Inventory Number: 80537
Object Type:
Persons: Matthews
Date Created:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: A copper alloy tube with a draw tube and eyepiece. There is a threaded hole possibly to fit an objective. The microscope has a spring clip and copper alloy support for a glass slide on a removable collar. There is also a cloth, possibly for cleaning the instrument. Both are stored in a tapering cylindrical soft-hinged red leather case with two clasp fastenings. The inside of the case is lined with red fabric.
Primary Inscriptions: Engraved on side of tube 'Mathews,/8. Portugal St/London'.
Provenance: Not ascertained
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