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Home-Made Compound Microscope in Case with Accessories, by A. S. Newman, English, c.1931

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Inventory Number: 76105
Object Type: Object
Persons: A. S. Newman (Maker)
Date Created: circa 1931
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: The U-shaped foot and stand are iron. The copper alloy limb pivots and a lever on the stand locks it in position. The body tube is moved on the limb, by rack work, for focusing. The rectangular copper alloy stage has two sprung clips and a condenser is attached to its underside. A plate holding an iris diaphragm and an electric illuminator are mounted on the lower end of the limb below the condenser. The wooden box is secured by a leather strap and has two trays for accessories. There are is a sub stage mirror, six objectives, one objective holder, two eyepieces, a prism analyser, a polariser, three colour filters, and miscellaneous components. , four metal plates with apertures, rotating stage, two lenses in mounts, a stopper, large glass bead, Lissen rheostat with a loose wire and a metal plate.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Presented to the Society by Clarence Tierney in July 1952.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Iron
Brass
Wood
Leather
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
270 90 mm

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