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Compound Microscope, Attributed to John Marshall, English, c.1715

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 37050
Object Type: Object
Persons: John Marshall (Maker)
Date Created: early 18th century
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Large compound microscope. Microscope contains a large brown wood stand with a single drawer. Drawer contains four wood sliders each with four specimens, and one brass and glass slider with no specimens.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Purchased by the Members of the Microscopical Society of London (later the Royal Microscopical Society) at the sale of Prof. John Quekett's effects, 1861.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Oak
Vellum
Lignum vitae
Rayskin
Pasteboard
Deal
Brass

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