Compound drum microscope

Made:
1740
maker:
Benjamin Martin

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compound drum microscope, made by Benjamin Martin, mid 18th century. Unsigned

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1918-77
Materials:
cardboard, copper (alloy), fishskin, glass, leather and wood (unidentified)
type:
compound microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry