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Drum Microscope with Accessories and Case

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Inventory Number: 82471
Object Type: Object
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1986-19/8
Brief Description: Drum microscope with accessories and case. The microscope has a cylindrical housing stands on a circular base. Sections of the housing are cut away to allow access to the stage and light to the plane mirror, which is mounted on a spindle. The body tube slides up and down for focusing. It has an eyepiece with a blackened eyecup, a field lens and a nose with an external thread for objectives. There are three button objective lenses that can be used in combination. The softwood box also holds copper alloy forceps, three glass slides, an oval glass plate, sealing wax, and three lenses, one in a threaded copper alloy collar.
Provenance: Presented by Messrs. Morrell, Peel & Gamlen, executors of the estate of the late Josephina Hargreaves-Mawdsley
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Material(s): Copper alloy

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