Compound Microscope, 1883

Made:
1883 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Microscope, compound microscope in mahogany case, with box containing microscope slides, tweezers, eyeglass and prepared sample in wooden box, mounted inside mahogany case. A label states that it was given to Harry Townshend in 1883 by The Science & Art Department as a 'Queens Prize'.

Details

Category:
Science Teaching
Object Number:
1981-1734
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), mahogany (wood), metal (unknown)
Measurements:
microscope: 155 mm x 112 mm x 112 mm, ,
overall (in box): 170 mm x 136 mm x 112 mm, , .9kg
type:
compound microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
Christie's (South Kensington)
status:
Permanent collection

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