Drum compound microscope by Benjamin Martin

Made:
1750
maker:
Benjamin Martin

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Drum compound microscope by Benjamin Martin, London, shagreen-covered stand, leather tube, brass fittings, 1738-1777

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1985-2214/9 Pt1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, glass, leather and shagreen
type:
plane-tool
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
National Maritime Museum