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Microscope Object Lens (with can), by Wray, London, 1878

Inventory Number: 40773
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Brief Description: Microscope objective in can. Includes description of optical and mechanical properties by E. M. Nelson.

.1 - Microscope objective lens. Coated metal. Screw thread to one end. Inscription and scale to side.
.2 - Can for microscopic objective lens. Coated metal cylinder with screw cap lid. Inscription to cap and underside of can.
Primary Inscriptions: "Wray / London"
Provenance: Gift from E. M. Nelson
Collection Group:
Material(s): metal
Glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
53 25 mm

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