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Microscope Lenses, by Joseph Jackson Lister, English, c. 1820

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Inventory Number: 52745
Object Type:
Persons: Joseph Jackson Lister
Date Created: 1820s
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Presentation case of experimental lenses and objectives made by Joseph Jackson Lister. It also includes Lister's lathe chucks and a polishing stick, and some Tully and Chevalier objectives, together with notes.

Some lenses and notes temporarily removed.
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Presented to the Royal Microscopical Society by the executors of Lord Lister, 15 May 1912 (son of J. J. Lister).
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection

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