Portable microscope in case, Dollond, London, Engl

Made:
1795-1805 in London
maker:
Dollond family

Portable microscope in case, Dollond, London, England, c. 1800. Fitted with wheel of 3 object glasses, live box, stage forceps, three ivory sliders, two ivory mounting instruments, compound body, hand forceps

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1921-210
Materials:
bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, iron, mahogany (wood), textile
Measurements:
overall (closed): 40 mm x 160 mm x 110 mm, ,
overall (assembled): 195 mm x 160 mm x 215 mm, , .39kg
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry

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