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Screwbarrel Microscope, by Sterrop, London, c. 1735

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 56586
Object Type: Object
Persons: George Sterrop
Date Created: c.1725-50
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1970-101/part
Brief Description: Sterrop screw-barrel microscope. Cloth-lined wooden box contains 13 ivory sliders , 12 contain four specimen windows, 1 contains 3 specimen windows. Box also conatins brass and glass slider with no specimens.
Primary Inscriptions: "Sterrop, MAKER" on body
Provenance: Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970 Presented to the Royal Microscopical Society by W.T. Suffolk, 15 March 1899
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
glass
ivory
copper
silver (Box of wood and fishskin)
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
128 91 45 mm

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