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Simple Microscope, English, c. 1840-50

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Inventory Number: 49326
Object Type: Object
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: Simple microscope. A square pillar with a circular base that screws into a thread on the case lid has a rack and pinion mechanism that takes the rack-focussing circular stage. The mahogany case has a hinged lid with a clasp and navy blue velvet padding in the underside of the lid. The case also contains three bone sliders, four objectives, a rotating mirror in a horseshoe mount and a live box.
Primary Inscriptions: None.
Provenance: Gould-type. AKP (Sherwood Taylor tag)
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Glass
Bone
Mica
Paint
Mahogany
Velvet
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
42 140 95 mm

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