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Screwbarrel Microscope in Case, English, c. 1725-50

Inventory Number: 41254
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Small handle-free screwbarrel microscope housed in a small fishskin-coated box, with three objectives in mounts, one of which is in place on the microscope . Also present is a copper alloy wet-cell, three ivory sliders and an ivory talc box.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Deposited by the Royal Microscopical Society with their collection.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection

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