'New Improved' universal compound microscope

1785-1795 in London
George Adams

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'New Improved' universal compound microscope with fitted mahogany case (no key), by George Adams, No. 60 Fleet Street, London, England, c. 1790. Accessories include: fish plate, magnifier, probe, 8 object glasses, 8 large bone slides and one small bone slide, 4 large boxwood slides and brass slide, 2 glass discs and ivory container


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bone, box (wood), copper (alloy), glass, ivory, mahogany (wood) and mica
microscope: 460 mm x 230 mm x 210 mm, , 1.985kg
box: 113 mm x 357 mm x 235 mm, , 2.63kg
National Maritime Museum

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