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Microscope in wooden box

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Probably an E. Leitz brass monocular microscope, focusing by rack and pinion; the box is by a different manufacturer, Millikin and Lawley, possibly suppliers of the microscope; one part of the microscope is by a different manufacturer, Bulloch of Chicago.

Inscription: E. Leitz; Wetzlar; No. 83091; BULLOCH Water immersion CHICAGO; MILLIKIN & LAWLEY 165 STRAND LONDON W.O.C.

Date

1890-1900s

Identifier

2003/18

Coverage

Germany
Chicago, USA
London, England

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Height: 32 cm

Materials

Brass, glass, wood

Description

Probably an E. Leitz brass monocular microscope, focusing by rack and pinion; the box is by a different manufacturer, Millikin and Lawley, possibly suppliers of the microscope; one part of the microscope is by a different manufacturer, Bulloch of Chicago.

Inscription: E. Leitz; Wetzlar; No. 83091; BULLOCH Water immersion CHICAGO; MILLIKIN & LAWLEY 165 STRAND LONDON W.O.C.

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Pritchard-Type Microscope

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Pictured is an achromatic microscope manufactured by Andrew Pritchard, an optician and instrument maker of the mid-1800s.

Joseph Jackson Lister, Lord Lister’s father, was a wine merchant with an interest in the study of optics. His creation of a more accurate achromatic lens allowed for higher resolution viewing, and earned himself a fellowship in the Royal Society. Achromatic lenses focus light of different wavelengths in the same plane, hence producing a sharper microscopic image. This development in microscopic technology was truly revolutionary.

Date

c. 1830s

Identifier

2003/26

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Height: 52.3 cm

Materials

Brass; glass

Description

Pictured is an achromatic microscope manufactured by Andrew Pritchard, an optician and instrument maker of the mid-1800s.

Joseph Jackson Lister, Lord Lister’s father, was a wine merchant with an interest in the study of optics. His creation of a more accurate achromatic lens allowed for higher resolution viewing, and earned himself a fellowship in the Royal Society. Achromatic lenses focus light of different wavelengths in the same plane, hence producing a sharper microscopic image. This development in microscopic technology was truly revolutionary.

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Monocular Microscope

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Microscope by R&J Beck of London in wooden box with several accessories.

Richard and Joseph Beck were the nephews of Joseph Jackson Lister, an opticist and physicist, and the father of Sir Joseph Lister.

Creator

R & J Beck

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Publisher

2015/2.1

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Materials

Brass, Glass, Black Metal

Description

Microscope by R&J Beck of London in wooden box with several accessories.

Richard and Joseph Beck were the nephews of Joseph Jackson Lister, an opticist and physicist, and the father of Sir Joseph Lister.

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Culpeper type microscope

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Edmund Culpeper was an English instrument maker in the late 17th century. Although having made simple microscopes before, his personal design included a compound microscope with a tripod stand. The tool was so popular that it continued to be manufactured for the next century.

Date

19th century

Identifier

2003/14

Contributor

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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Height: 33.6 cm

Materials

Brass; glass; mahogany

Description

Edmund Culpeper was an English instrument maker in the late 17th century. Although having made simple microscopes before, his personal design included a compound microscope with a tripod stand. The tool was so popular that it continued to be manufactured for the next century.

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Wilson-Type Microscope

Description

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

Date

Unknown

Identifier

2003/33

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Physical Dimensions

Length: 7 cm

Materials

Glass; metal

Description

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

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Microscope

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Microscope with slides of specimens, in wooden box.

Date

20th century

Identifier

1998/2

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Height: 19.1 cm

Materials

Wood, metal, glass.

Description

Microscope with slides of specimens, in wooden box.

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3D Scan of Wilson-Type Microscope

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c. 1800s

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

Description

c. 1800s

Simple pocket microscope with five lenses and metal-mounted slide.

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