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Compound Microscope and Case

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Inventory Number: 10114
Object Type: Object
Persons: Henry Crouch
Date Created: Late 19th century
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: Educational Compound Microscope and Case. Manufactured by Henry Crouch. The instrument is carried on trunnions on a curved blackened-copper alloy tripod. The body slides in a sleeve on the limb. A draw tube with a Huygenian eyepiece pushes into the body and the objective screws onto the lower end. The rectangular stage plate has two spring clips. A bull's-eye lens is mounted over the stage on an arm with two ball joints. An arm below the stage holds the concave mirror. The instrument is stored in a case, however, there is a label attached stating that this case does not belong to this microscope.
Primary Inscriptions: "Henry Crouch, London, 1992" on the stand 253 on the underside of the stand
Provenance: RMS Collection
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Metal

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