Ross research microscope, London, England, 1871-1900

Made:
1890-1900 in London
maker:
Ross and Company

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Compound monocular microscope, with the Schroeder fine adjustment, serial no. 5003, by Ross, London, 1890-1900

Andrew Ross was a famous microscope maker who helped found the Microscopical Society of London (later the Royal Microscopical Society). This compound microscope by the Ross family of microscope makers had the Schröeder fine adjustment added to it in 1888. Ross’s company continued after his death under the leadership of his son.

Details

Category:
Microscopy (Wellcome)
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A56496 Pt1
Materials:
body tube & limb, brass, lenses, glass and stage & stand, brass
type:
compound microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope