Wilson type screw barreled microscope

Made:
1742 in London
maker:
John Cuff

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Wilson type screw-barreled microscope, mounted on scroll foot stand, wooden base with mirror, unsigned, [by John Cuff?], London, c.1742

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1985-2214/7
Materials:
copper (alloy), glass and wood
type:
microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
credit:
National Maritime Museum