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Compound Student Microscope, After 1840

Inventory Number: 38957
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: The brass body tube carries an eyepiece consisting of two plano-concave lenses. The body tube is held in place by a brass sleeve fastened to a brass limb mounted on a pillar rising from the Ross-type tripod.

A brass plate fits on the stage to hold slides. This is held in place with steel strips and two patches of maroon floc-covered paper prevent the stage from being scratched.

3The lower end of the body is fitted with an immersion objective by R and J Beck with a covered/uncovered correction collar. (.4)

Covered/uncovered correction collar

Eyepiece
Primary Inscriptions: "TRADE / THE LIVER / MAKER "
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Cu alloy
Glass
mirrored glass
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 152 165 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Base and Body of Compound Student Microscope, After 1840

Inventory Number: 38957
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: The brass body tube carries an eyepiece consisting of two plano-concave lenses. The body tube is held in place by a brass sleeve fastened to a brass limb mounted on a pillar rising from the Ross-type tripod.
Primary Inscriptions: "TRADE / THE LIVER / MAKER "
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Cu alloy
Glass
mirrored glass
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 152 165 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Stage Plate for Compound Student Microscope, After 1840

Inventory Number: 38957
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: A brass plate fits on the stage to hold slides. This is held in place with steel strips and two patches of maroon floc-covered paper prevent the stage from being scratched.
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Cu alloy
Glass
mirrored glass
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 152 165 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/38957

Objective of Compound Student Microscope, After 1840

Inventory Number: 38957
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: The lower end of the body is fitted with an immersion objective by R and J Beck with a covered/uncovered correction collar. (.4)
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Cu alloy
Glass
mirrored glass
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 152 165 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/38957

Correction Collar Compound Student Microscope, After 1840

Inventory Number: 38957
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Covered/uncovered correction collar
Primary Inscriptions: "TRADE / THE LIVER / MAKER "
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Cu alloy
Glass
mirrored glass
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 152 165 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/38957

Eyepiece Compound Student Microscope, After 1840

Inventory Number: 38957
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Eyepiece for Compound Student Microscope
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Cu alloy
Glass
mirrored glass
Fe alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 152 165 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/38957