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MICROSCOPES AND MICROSCOPY SLIDES
R. & J. Beck Ltd; C. Baker Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
Early 20th c.
metal; brass; glass
overall: 280 mm x 135 mm x 110 mm
Microscope. Black-painted steel and brass construction, extending draw tube attached by rack and pinion to inclinable stand arm, attached in turn to solid triangular base. Fixed rectangular stage with brass slide clips. Knurled edge focusing wheel and fine focusing wheels. Twin turret by C. Baker supporting two brass objectives on revolving changer (6mm and 22mm Beck). Variable iris diaphragm beneath stage. Fully adjustable brass-rimmed mirror. X8 eyepiece (possibly not original).
Gift of Worthing High School, 2009