1880s See full details
Pieces as follows:
A - Rectangular wooden box (with no lid) that has a handle on one of the long side. The interior has compartments for the various pieces of the microscope.
B - Base of the microscope. Brass. Two main supporting legs joined by a rectangular flat section with a lens in the centre. Joined to the front of the rectangular section is a circular tube with a rectangular base on top of it. On either side is a large knob which together raise and lower the screw for attaching the eyepiece. There is a fastening knob on it. Attached to the bottom of the circular tube is a mirror on a swivel.
C - Eyepieces consisting of two circular tubes which meet at the bottom and are joined to a base which slots onto B. Also on the base is a lens.
D - Piece of tube consisting of two sections, one slightly larger than the other.
E - Lens consisting of two sections, one slightly larger than the other.
F - Same as E.
G - Canister for a lens "1/12 INCH".
H - Lid for canister G "HOMOGENEOUS IMMERSION 1/12 INCH WATSON & SONS 313 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON".
I - Lens "1/12 IN. HOMOG: IMMN" and "1.25 N.A.".
J - Canister for lens.
K - Lid for canister J. "2 Inch".
L - Lens.
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