Reconstruction oil lamp used by Robert Hook

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Reconstruction of the oil lamp used by Robert Hooke with his original compound microscope, as illustrated in his 'Micrographia' of 1665, probably made by J. R. Baker.

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Category:
Microscopes
Materials:
copper (alloy), cork, glass, metal (solder), water and wood
Identifier:
1965-460 Pt1
type:
oil lamp
taxonomy:
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
  • reproduction
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
credit:
University of Oxford (Department of Zoology)

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