Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff

Made:
1745 in London
maker:
John Cuff
Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff 1745 with extra stand No. 34 and fishskin case.  Science and Splendour: Treasures from Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff 1745 with extra stand No. 34 and fishskin case.  Science and Splendour: Treasures from Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff 1745 with extra stand No. 34 and fishskin case.  Science and Splendour: Treasures from

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Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff 1745 with extra stand No. 34 and fishskin case. Science and Splendour: Treasures from
Science Museum Group Collection
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Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff 1745 with extra stand No. 34 and fishskin case. Science and Splendour: Treasures from
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff 1745 with extra stand No. 34 and fishskin case. Science and Splendour: Treasures from
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Aquatic microscope by J. Cuff with extra stand No. 34 and fishskin case . Contains the following accessories: 3 objective lenses, stage forceps, hand forceps, 3 ivory object slides, two brass object slides, ivory box containing cover slips, lieberkuhn, lieberkuhn with fitting, 2 brass fittings for holding object slides, glass stage plate, and concave lens for stage. (From the Crisp Collection, formerly in the King George III Collection.)

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1928-803
Materials:
brass, glass, ivory, mahogany, speculum and steel
credit:
Donated by Thomas Henry Court (Court Collection)