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Title

Culpeper type microscope

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.

Date

19th century

Identifier

2003/14

Contributor

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 33.6 cm

Materials

Brass; glass; mahogany

Culpeper type microscope

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Height: 33.6 cm

Materials

Brass; glass; mahogany

Files

2003.14_culpepper microscope 8.jpg
2003.14_culpepper microscope 2.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Culpeper type microscope,” Heritage, accessed December 10, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/15.