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Cuff-Type Compound Microscope in Case with Accessories, by John Gilbert, English, c. 1765

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Inventory Number: 44431
Object Type: Object
Persons: John Gilbert
Date Created: c. 1765
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: Cuff-type microscope with a cylindrical pillar by Gilbert. The microscope stands on a wooden platform with a drawer containing accessories comprising five objectives, a talc box, six sliders, a frogplate, spring stage, Lieberk├╝hn, ivory drawer knob and two glass circles all stored in a case.
Primary Inscriptions: " John Gilbert at the Marinier in Poslern Row, Tower Hill, London. Makes all sorts of Mathematical, Optical and Philosophical Instruments" inside the door of the case
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Copper alloy
Wood
Glass
Metal
Felt
Paint
Ivory
Organic material
Ribbon

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