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Lord Florey's Microscope in Case with Accessories, by E. Leitz, Wetzlar, c.1920

preview image for Lord Florey's Microscope in Case with Accessories, by E. Leitz, Wetzlar, c.1920
Inventory Number: 29752
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Wetzlar Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: Lord Florey's Microscope with accessories, within a fitted case for a Leitz microscope.
Primary Inscriptions: "E. Leitz Wetzlar / No 101830" on foot.
Collection Group: Florey Collection
Material(s): Wood
Copper alloy
Leather
Metal
Glass
Paper
Leather
Velvet
Steel
Paint
Silk

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Case for Lord Florey's Microscope

preview image for Case for Lord Florey's Microscope
Inventory Number: 29752
Object Type:
Place Created: Wetzlar Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: The case has a copper alloy carrying handle on top and a hinged door with a locking mechanism. Inside there are supports for smaller boxes and holders for accessories. The supports are faced with red velvet and holders slide out of their places.
Collection Group: Florey Collection
Material(s): Wood
Copper alloy
Leather
Metal
Glass
Paper
Leather
Velvet
Steel
Paint
Silk

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 30014

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Lord Florey's Microscope, by E. Leitz, Wetzlar, c.1920

preview image for Lord Florey's Microscope, by E. Leitz, Wetzlar, c.1920
Inventory Number: 29752
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Wetzlar Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: The pillar stands on a weighted horseshoe foot. A compass joint at the top of the pillar supports the limb and stage. The limb is cylindrical with a double mill-edged knob at the top that operates the fine focus. A shaped arm holds the body tube on the rack and pinion for coarse focus. The nosepiece has a rotating fitting for three objectives, two are present. The stage is mechanical with Vernier scales in both directions of movement. Below the stage are a condenser and a plano-concave mirror. The condenser mounting allows it to be moved up and down for focusing. At its lowest setting it can pivot out of the path of the light.
Primary Inscriptions: "E. Leitz Wetzlar / No 101830" on foot.
Collection Group: Florey Collection
Material(s): Wood
Copper alloy
Leather
Metal
Glass
Paper
Leather
Velvet
Steel
Paint
Silk

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 30014

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/29752