Schwann's microscope (no case)

Made:
1835
Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories. Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories. Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories. Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories. Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories.

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Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories.
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Schwann's microscope (no case), with accessories

This instrument dates from about 1835 and was made for Theodore Schwann (1810-1882), the celebrated physiologist. It features seven achromatic object-glasses which are screwed together and can be combined.

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1928-801
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and metal (unknown)
type:
microscope accessories
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry