Compound microscope

    Date
    ca.1800
    Creator
    Unknown, Instrument maker
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Subject
    Physics
       > Optics
          > Microscopy
    Content object
    Description
    A box mounted compound microscope, turned to the left [as viewed]. The ocular, objective lens and stage are attached to the microscope's main body, and the detachable fittings, including forceps, bone slides and alternate eyepieces, are presented below.

    Creator unknown. Similar in style to the William Cary (1759-1825) compound design.
    Object history
    Formerly the property of Sir Charles Blagden (bap. 1748 - 1820). Donated by James Fairhurst in 1939, with certain of Blagden's papers [MS/821].
    Related fellows
    Charles Blagden (1748 - 1820, British) , Knight Physician
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.18190
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