Petrological Microscope

Made:
1860-1876 in Gottingen

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Petrological microscope by Voigt and Hochgesang, Göttingen, Germany, 1860-76. Used by Renard whilst working on deep-sea deposits, Challenger expedition, 1872-76.

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1921-680/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron and silver plated
type:
petrographic microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope