Dissecting microscope and preparator's kit by Fiel

1851-1900 in Birmingham
R. Field & Co.

Dissecting microscope and preparator's kit by Field and Company, Birmingham, 1850-1900

The Wellcome documentation lists the chemical contents of the preparation kit as follows:

Bottle of goldsize (empty)

Bottle of liquor potassae; a solution made from potassium hydroxide, with soapy feel and strong alkaline reaction (empty)

Stoppered bottle of turpentine

Empty unlabelled bottle

Bottle of canada balsam (empty)

Bottle of chloroform (empty)

Bottle of asphalte (empty)

Bottle of glycerine and camphor water (empty)

Bottle of alcohol (empty)

Bottle of glycerine (empty)

Bottle of Goadby's fluid; a solution of bay salt, alum, corrosive sublimate and boiling water (empty)

Bottle of distilled water (empty)

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