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Petrological Microscope and Accessories in Case, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

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Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: This instrument has a curved tripod foot and a circular, rotating stage with graduations marked around the rim. The nosepiece has a triple objective changer. The body-tube is mounted on a rack and pinion for coarse focusing and a graduated knob on the limb operates the fine focus. The body has ports for the etrographic accessories: tube and eyepiece slots for a compensator or quartz wedge, an analyser in a push-pull mount and a Bertrand lens in a focusing mount. There are three objectives and two eyepieces. There is also a parabolic illuminator with a central stop, an immersion paraboloid, an Abbe illuminator, Nicol prism polarizer, a camera liucida and a Wollaston camera lucida. For top illumination there is a parabolic side reflector and a vertical illuminator to attach to the nosepiece. The fitted case is mahogany and lined inside with green felt.
Primary Inscriptions: "J. SWIFT & SON LONDON; 13088Hy"
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Petrological microscope by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908, with a curved tripod foot and a circular, rotating stage with graduations marked around the rim. The nosepiece has a triple objective changer. The body-tube is mounted on a rack and pinion for coarse focusing and a graduated knob on the limb operates the fine focus.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Three Objectives in Cans for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Three objectives in cans for the petrological microscope by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908. The objectives fit into the triple objective changer on the nosepiece.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Empty Objective Can with the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Empty objective can signed Zeiss.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Three Eyepieces for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Three eyepieces, two are original and fit into the petrological microscope which are labelled A and E. The other eyepiece is smaller and labelled ‘8 COMPENS-OCULAR’.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Parabolic Illuminator for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Parabolic illuminator with a central stop which can be adjusted by moving the pin.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Glass with Central Stop in Collar for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Glass with central stop surrounded by blackened copper alloy cone and flat copper alloy collar, believed to be the immersion paraboloid.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Glass Surrounded by Silver Cone in Collar for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Glass surrounded by silver cone in copper alloy collar, believed to be the Abbe illuminator.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Nicol Prism Polarizer for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Nicol prism polarizer in painted black mount within copper alloy housing with dial.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Camera Liucida Signed R & J Beck for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Camera liucida signed R & J BECK attached to copper alloy arm.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Wollaston Camera Lucida for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Wollaston camera lucida with small movable cover attached by a screw. Camera lucida is mounted on circular screw thread cap.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Parabolic Mirror Side Reflector for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Parabolic mirror side reflector mounted on copper alloy arm with ball joint. The reflector has a blacked metal protective cover.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Vertical Illuminator for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Vertical illuminator in painted black copper alloy cylinder mounted on painted black copper alloy arm.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Copper Alloy Collar for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Copper alloy collar with four screw thread holes.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Case for the Petrological Microscope, by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908

Inventory Number: 77697
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Mahogany fitted case for petrological microscope by J. Swift & Son, London, 1908, The case has a copper alloy keyhole, two hooks, handle and small feet. Some of the interior sections are lined with green felt.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented by to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Charles Richard Mapp FRMS on the 17th of April 1956
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 145 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/77697