Rotary Microtome

Made:
1920-1930 in Austria
maker:
Reichert

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A Reichert rotary microtome, used by F.W. Sansome at the Manchester Royal Horticultural Society and the University of Manchester between 1935 and 1948, and later on by Dr. Alan Charlton between 1970 and 1984 in his reseach into inflorescenses in aquatic monocotyledons and on patterns of branching in roots.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1996.141.5
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), iron and wood (unidentified)
type:
microtome
credit:
Gift of University of Manchester