Wilson-type screw-barrel microscope with compound

Made:
London
maker:
Edmund Culpeper

Wilson-type screw-barrel microscope with compound body, fitted to tripod stand with folding feet, by Edmund Culpeper, London, 1725-1735. No case or fittings. Plane and concave mirror fits on leg. Part missing from back of other mirror on articulated arm

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1925-127
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron, ivory, metal
credit:
Stevens's Auction Rooms Ltd.
status:
Permanent collection

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