Compound Microscope

Made:
1840-1850 in Manchester

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Microscope by Jacob Franks, c.1845, straight on view on a white background.
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Microscope by Jacob Franks, c.1845, Engraving outside lens column: "J. Franks 114 Deansgate, Manchester".Close up
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Compound microscope by Jacob Franks. Circular base supports two-sided drum containin gmiror, cylindrical lens column and circular stage. Rack and pinion focussing on outside of drum.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1971.51
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass
type:
compound microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope

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