Screw-barrelled microscope, rosewood on gilt brass

Made:
1680-1690

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Screw-barrelled microscope, rosewood on gilt brass stand by Giuseppe Campani, Rome, c. 1690; leather case lined with velvet.

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Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1985-2214/3
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cocus wood, glass, leather, rosewood, velvet
Measurements:
overall (in case): 45 mm x 125 mm x 47 mm, , .15kg
credit:
National Maritime Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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