Portable microscope, 1891-1910

Made:
1891-1910 in London
maker:
Baker, Charles
designer:
Ronald Ross

Portable microscope in leather carrying case, by Charles Baker, London, c.1900, to a design suggested by (Sir) Ronald Ross for the diagnosis of malaria in India.

Details

Category:
Microscopy (Wellcome)
Materials:
body tube, brass (silvered), box, leather, brown, chamois lined, eyepiece tube, brass (silvered), legs, brass, limb, brass, stage, brass
Measurements:
case: 72 mm x 267 mm x 90 mm, 1.02 kg
microscope: 270 mm x 158 mm x 158 mm, .84 kg
lense 3: 38 mm 24 mm, .02 kg
Empty glass jar: 43 mm 8 mm, .02 kg
Liquid filled glass jar: 65 mm 8 mm, .02 kg
lense 1: 48 mm 25 mm, .02 kg
Identifier:
A55232
type:
monocular microscopes
credit:
W Watson and Sons Limited
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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