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Compound Histological Microscope with Accessories and Case, Attributed to C. Baker, London, c.1900

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Inventory Number: 16325
Object Type: Object
Persons: C. Baker (Maker)
Date Created: c.1900
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Compound Histological Microscope with objectives and fitted case. The blackened-copper alloy tripod foot of the microscope supports the limb and stage on trunnions. The body tube moves on rack work for coarse focusing and micrometre-screw moves the upper part of the limb for fine focusing. The rectangular stage has a U-shaped aperture and a mechanical bracket to hold specimens. An Abbe illuminator with an iris diaphragm is set below the stage on a pivoting mount with screw focusing. A Plano-concave mirror is mounted on a sliding sleeve on the lower end of the limb. The eyepiece pushes into a draw tube that extends from the top of the body and a double objective changer is fitted to the nose. The mahogany case also holds three objectives in cans.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Presented by to the Society by A. G. Saunders in July 1969.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): copper alloy
Wood
baize
Glass
Bone

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