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Demonstration Simple Microscope for Schools, by Watson, London, c.1935

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Inventory Number: 54805
Object Type:
Persons: W. & Son, Ltd Watson (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1935
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1972-28
Brief Description: A cylindrical pillar stands on a heavy horseshoe foot. The stage is mounted at the top of the pillar. It consists of two plates with a gap between them. A short, chromium plated cylinder is attached to the underside of the stage and two spring clips, to hold slides, are set on the upper surface. A rack and pinion, operated by two mill-edged knobs, at the rear of the pillar raises a post to which an arm is attached. A tube is set vertically at the end of the tube and an objective lens is screwed into the lower end. A prism, mounted on a pivoting arm is mounted on the instrument by a collar that fits the tube.
Primary Inscriptions: "W. Watson & Son, Ltd London 94958" on the base
Collection Group:
Material(s): metal
Glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
195 103 150 mm

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