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Woodward Prism Illuminators, Probably American, 1878

Inventory Number: 99591
Object Type:
Persons: Joseph Janvier Woodward (Inventor)
Date Created: 1878
Place Created: USA North America
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Two prisms, each of which is mounted on a long iron stalk. Their purpose is to illuminate a specimen, the prism being oiled to the underside of the slide. The inventor was Lt-Colonel J. J. Woodward, surgeon in the US Army.
Primary Inscriptions: "R.M.S. No69" on both brackets holding the prisms. "98" and "90" scratched on bracket
Provenance: Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection. Presented to the RMS by Sir Frank Crisp, 11 June 1879
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Iron
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
115 15 19 mm

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