Accessory for compound monocular microscope. Brass cylindrical vessel. Lid marked '2/3 Smith & Beck, 6, Coleman St, London'. Base contains cotton wool material. Lid slightly mishapen meaning it does not screw onto base. Owned by Edwin Lankester and purchased from the makers Smith & Beck of London in 1852.
- Public Health & Hygiene
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overall (lid): 13 mm x 32 mm x 32 mm,
overall (base): 49 mm x 29 mm x 29 mm,
- microscope accessory
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- optical instrument
- Hodds, Peter; Apsley Antiques Limited
- Hodds, Peter
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