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Culpeper-type Microscope with Accessories in Box, English, c. 1800?

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Inventory Number: 39228
Object Type: Object
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: This copper alloy instrument stands on a disk with a concave mirror mounded at its centre. Three scrolled legs support the circular stage and body. The stage has a keyhole slot and a pinhole for accessories. There are two spring clips on the underside of the stage to hold glass phials. The body consists of a draw tube that pushes into a cylinder fixed to the legs. The body has a blackened eyecup, that screws over the eye lens, and a field lens. The nose has as internal thread for objectives. The pyramid case is mahogany and has a drawer lined with green felt. The drawer contains three objectives, a bull's-eye lens, a copper alloy fishplate with a green silk ribbon, three glass slides, a spring stage and three ivory sliders with no specimens.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Wood
Fabric
Glass
Ivory
Metal
Felt
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
340 120 125 mm

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