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    • 1.009 

      Jones, William.; Jones, Samuel. (2012-02-07)
      This is a solar microscope, with a square base and attached rectangular mirror. It comes with accessories and a wooden case. Signed: W&S, Jones Fecerunt. 135 Holborn, London.
    • 1.050 

      Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
      The latest Ross microscope in the collection displays the square horseshoe base, typical of late-19th-century design found in German microscopes. The square pillars hold the trunnions to which the square stage is attached. ...
    • 1.059 

      Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. (2012-02-07)
      Based on the Bausch & Lomb Continental model, the instrument has a horseshoe foot and a round pillar, both made of cast iron. The limb and the square stage are attached to the pillar by a compass joint. The body-tube, with ...
    • 1.012 

      Pritchard, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
      One of the first achromatic instruments, the microscope has a heavy flat folding tripod base. The limb is attached to the pillar by a ball-and-socket joint of Ross design, and carries the body-tube, stage, condenser, and ...
    • 1.043 

      Beck, R & J. (2012-02-07)
      An example of the Beck "Economic" microscope, the instrument has a flat, tripod foot and a binocular tube. The tubular pillar is capped with a compass joint, and circular stage is attached to the tubular limb. Focusing is ...
    • 1.060 

      Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. (2012-02-07)
      This is the earliest Bausch & Lomb instrument in the collection. The tripod base supports a round pillar and round limb, attached by a compass joint. The body-tube with a triple nosepiece moves by rackwork, and the fine ...
    • 1.061 

      Leitz, Ernst. (2012-02-07)
      This instrument has all the features of a late 19th-century Continental microscope. A short rectangular pillar sits on a horseshoe base and supports the limb and the stage on trunnions. The body-tube has a rackwork for ...
    • 1.041 

      Cuff, John. (2012-02-07)
      This unsigned, Cuff-type microscope is attributed to Tiedemann of Stuttgart. The instrument is attached to the box-foot by a beveled rectangular brass base. The curved pillar supports the limb, to which are attached the ...
    • 1.025 

      Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
      The popular model features the Y-shaped, flat tripod base which became a characteristic of many Ross microscopes. The vertical flat pillars hold the limb by means of trunnions, and a bar attached to the top of the limb ...
    • 1.078 

      Baker, Charles. (2012-02-07)
      Built to the popular Ross design, the microscope displays the typical Y-shaped foot, vertical pillars, boxy limb with a tubular tailpiece, the body-tube with a transverse arm that attaches to the limb. It comes with monocular ...
    • 1.082 

      Long, Joseph. (2012-02-07)
      This instrument represents the finest example of its type prior to the development of achromatic microscopes. The main components are folded and packed, with complete accessories, in a mahogany box, lined with maroon velvet. ...
    • 1.046 

      Leitz, Ernst. (2012-02-07)
      The horseshoe-shaped foot and the pillar are cast as one piece. The curved limb supports the square stage and the body-tube with a triple nosepiece. Coarse focusing is by rackwork and fine adjustment by micrometer screw. ...
    • 1.040 

      Nairne & Blunt. (2012-02-07)
      This "chest" microscope, a variation on the Cuff model, has a square section pillar hinged to the base of the box. The body-tube fits into a ring at the top of the pillar and can be lifted for packing. The stage focusing ...
    • 1.056 

      Bryson, Robert. (2012-02-07)
      This all brass monocular microscope has a bent claw foot, a feature found in James Swift & Son instruments. The stage, attached to the base by trunnions, supports the tubular limb with an arm. The coarse focusing is by the ...
    • 1.034 

      Zeiss, Carl. (2012-02-07)
      The instrument sits on a horseshoe base and a slotted rectangular pillar supports the stage and tubular limb. Below the stage are a rotating double mirror, a swinging platform for the iris diaphragm (which moves on the ...
    • 1.005 

      Culpeper, Edmund. (2012-02-07)
      The unsigned Culpeper-type microscope has two sets of brass tripod that support the stage and the body-tube. The swinging mirror is attached to the wooden base. The instrument also has the rack-and-pinion system on the ...
    • 1.020 

      James Swift & Son. (2012-02-07)
      The dissecting microscope has a large brass stage with hand rests (covered with leather). It is mounted on a pair of straight legs and a curved foot in the back. The binocular body is attached to the limb by an arm, with ...
    • 1.013 

      Powell & Lealand. (2012-02-07)
      This instrument is one of the earlier achromatic microscopes produced by Powell & Lealand shortly after they formed their partnership in 1841. The instrument is supported by a double pillar and a flat tripod. The body-tube ...
    • 1.029 

      Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
      The model is similar to an aquarium microscope advertised in the company's 1875 catalog. The flat tripod foot allows the instrument to be placed close to a tank. The square pillar has a rack-and-pinion mechanism by which ...
    • 1.047 

      Reichert, Carl. (2012-02-07)
      The horseshoe-shaped base is attached to a rectangular pillar that supports the stage and the limb with an arm. The body-tube moves on the rackwork and has a triple nosepiece. The swinging substage consists of a condenser ...