Pocket microscope by Jeremiah Sisson, in green shagreen case, with brass slde, wheel of objects, and stage forceps. (From theCrisp Collection, formerly in the King George III Collection.)
This microscope was designed to be used as both a simple (handheld) microscope and a compound microscope (with the addition of a small body tube, which has not survived).
Inscribed: 'Dr. Demainbray invent/ J.Sisson London'.
This is the only known example of a microscope made by Sisson.
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- Court, Thomas Henry
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