simple compass microscope with accessories: five o

Made:
1775-1785 in England

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simple compass microscope with accessories: five objective lenses, one is fitted with Lieberkuhn (reflector); and Wilson-type screwbarrel microscope, accessories include six bone slides, ivory container, tweezers, in fitted fishskin case, English, late 18th century. (c.1780)

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Category:
Microscopy (Wellcome)
Object Number:
A159466
Materials:
brass, copper (alloy), fish skin, glass, ivory, leather, mica, silk, textile, velvet, wood
Measurements:
screw barrel microscope: 57 mm x 90 mm x 30 mm, ,
compass microscope: 100 mm x 40 mm x 30 mm, ,
type:
compass microscopes, compass microscopes, screwbarrel microscopes
credit:
Glendining

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