Clark's Simple Microscope, portable, box mount on

Made:
1755-1765 in Edinburgh
inventor:
John Clark
and
John Clark
and

Clark's Simple Microscope, portable, box mount on fish skin covered case, made of silver, by John Clark of Edinburgh, c. 1760. One of ten known examples

Details

Category:
Microscopy (Wellcome)
Object Number:
A645000
Materials:
fish skin, glass, silver (alloy), textile, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 150 mm x 103 mm x 55 mm, , .125kg
case: 30 mm x 103 mm x , ,
type:
simple microscopes
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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