Microscope Slide, 1852

Made:
1852
maker:
Smith & Beck
Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852, Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852, Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852, Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852, Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852,

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Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852,
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Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852,
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Glass microscope slide. Part of compound monocular microscope owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852. Possibly used by Lankester when examining water from the pump at Broad St, Soho, the focus of the outbreak of cholera in London in 1854.

Details

Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Object Number:
2013-89/2
type:
microscope slide
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • microscope
credit:
Hodds, Peter; Apsley Antiques Limited