Abraham & Dancer travelling Microscope

Made:
c.1843 in Manchester
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Straight on view of a travelling microscope made by Abraham & Dance on a white background.
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3/4 view of a travelling microscope made by Abraham & Dance on a white background.
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

detail view of a travelling microscope made by Abraham & Dance on a white background.
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

detail view of a travelling microscope made by Abraham & Dance on a white background.
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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Travelling microscope, made by Abraham & Dancer, c.1843, and used by James Joule for calibrating thermometers.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1969.5.1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and metal (unknown)
type:
microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
Gift of University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology