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Simple Joblot Type Microscope with Accessories and Case, c. 1725

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Inventory Number: 45313
Object Type: Object
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1944-1/698
Brief Description: Simple Joblot Type Microscope with accessories and fitted case. The instrument is of copper alloy. An objective is mounted on a bracket over a cylinder. These are attached to a handle. Spring clips on the assembly hold a detachable stage or fishplate. A screw adjusts the position of the lens for focusing. The fitted case is covered in fish skin and lined with green velvet. It also holds two stages, one with forceps, a fishplate, spring forceps on a steel pin, three glass tubes and two glass plates.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): copper alloy
Glass
Steel
Card
Wood
Leather
velvet
thread
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
65 35 170 mm

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