Culpeper microscope

Made:
1731-1737 in London
maker:
Edmund Culpeper

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Culpeper microscope, English, 1731-1750. Front view of whole object against graduated grey background.
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Culpeper microscope, English, 1731-1750. Detail view of object against graduated grey background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Culpeper microscope, English, 1731-1750

Details

Category:
Microscopy (Wellcome)
Object Number:
A1849/1
Materials:
base, lignum vitae, body tube support, shagreen, black, body tube support, wood, body tube, brass, nose, body tube, lignum vitae, body tube, vellum, green, box, oak, lenses, glass, stage, brass, stand, brass
Measurements:
body tube: 235 mm 64 mm,
stage: 90 mm,
base: 131 mm,
stand: 174 mm
type:
culpeper microscope
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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