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Culpeper-type Compound Microscope, English, c. 1740

Inventory Number: 88522
Object Type: Object
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Culpeper-type microscope. Microscope attached to black wooden base with single drawer. Drawer contains one ivory slider with four specimen windows.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
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 Professor John Quekett's effects, 1861
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Wood
brass
vellum and rayskin.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
400 mm

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