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Eyepiece Analyser, by C. D. Ahrens, London, c.1875-1900

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Inventory Number: 34336
Object Type:
Persons: Carston Diederich Ahrens
Date Created: c.1875-1900
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: An eyepiece analyser designed by the prism maker C.D. Ahrens. Consists of a prism set within a cork mount. The prism and mount is housed within a tube located directly beneath an attached, blackened eyecup. The eyecup is engraved with the manufacturer's name.
Primary Inscriptions: "C.D. AHRENS, LONDON." on tube
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Glass
Cork
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
18 31 mm

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