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Powell/Nelson Jubilee Portable Microscope in Case, by Powell & Lealand, London, 1887

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Inventory Number: 54728
Object Type: Object
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: A Powell/Nelson Jubilee Portable Microscope designed by Edward Milles Nelson (1851-1938). It is known as the Jubilee microscope because it was constructed in 1887, the year of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.
Primary Inscriptions: "Powell & Lealand, London 1887" on body-tube arm.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Bequeathed to the Society by Eliot Merlin in 1948 Given to Eliot Merlin by Edward Milles Nelson.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
290 105 mm

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