Wilson screw barrel microscope (brass) in fishskin

Made:
1753

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Wilson screw barrel microscope (brass) in fishskin case with the following accessories: 2 test tubes (one broken), 3 ivory slides, 6 objective lenses, small ivory case of cover slips, piece of brass (part of microscope), hand forceps, ivory magnifier with fitting, brass wire worm. (From the Crisp Collection, formerly part of the King George III Collection.)

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1928-830
Materials:
brass, fishskin, glass and ivory
type:
microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry