Clark's Simple Microscope, portable, box mount on

Made:
1755-1765 in Edinburgh
maker:
John Clark
and
John Clark
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Clark's Simple Microscope, portable, box mount on fish skin covered case, made of silver, by John Clark of Edinburgh, c. 1760. One of ten known examples

Details

Category:
Microscopy (Wellcome)
Object Number:
A645000
Materials:
fish skin, glass, silver (alloy), textile and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 150 mm x 103 mm x 55 mm, , .125kg
case: 30 mm x 103 mm x , ,
type:
simple microscopes