Compound microscope in walnut, with gilt tooled le

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Compound microscope in walnut, with gilt tooled leather body and red inlay, and two green vellum draw-tubes. In tooled green vellum cylindrical case (unsigned), 1671-1800.

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
1954-290
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, glass, paper (fibre product), vellum and walnut (wood)
credit:
National Maritime Museum