Culpeper microscope, 1730-1740

Made:
1730-1740 in London and England
maker:
Edmund Culpeper
and
Edmund Culpeper
and

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Culpeper type microscope unsigned [by Culpeper] with wooden case, 1730-1740, accessories including: fish plate stage, three object lenses, three bone/ivory slides in fitted case drawer.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1985-2214/8
Materials:
cardboard, copper (alloy), fish skin, glass, gold leaf, iron, oak (wood), paint, paper, vellum and wood
Measurements:
overall (case): 460 mm x 160 mm x 180 mm, , 1.615kg
overall (microscope): 360 mm x x , 140 mm, 1.055kg
type:
microscopes
credit:
National Maritime Museum