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Jones Type Compound Microscope, Stage and Mirror

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Inventory Number: 44125
Object Type: Object
Persons: George Adams
Date Created:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: A turned pillar stands on a folding tripod with scrolled legs. A compass joint at the top of the pillar carries the square cross sectioned limb. A sleeve at the lower end of the limb carries the plano-concave mirror. The cruciform stage is mounted on a sleeve with a rack and pinion and moves on the limb for focusing. There are two slots, with leaf springs, on the stage for accessories and a circular spring stage with a condensing lens fits the stage hole. An arm with a collar is mounted on a rack and pinion mechanism at the top of the limb. The narrow nosepiece of the body tube fits the collar. There are no eye lenses present and an objective lens screws to the nose.
Primary Inscriptions: "G Adams No 60 Fleet Street London" on the stage
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
495 310 300 mm

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