Pocket Microscope and Specimen Slides

Made:
1825 in Manchester
maker:
Charles Joshua Ronchetti

Portable pocket microscope with box, accessories and eight specimen slides, made by Joshua Ronchetti, c.1825.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1969.7.2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, ivory, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
case: 33 mm x 98 mm x 84 mm,
specimen slide: 3 mm x 89 mm x 15 mm,
type:
microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
credit:
Gift of Mr Isherwood

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