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Compound monocular microscope
MICROSCOPES AND MICROSCOPY SLIDES
microscope
Carl Zeiss (Jena)
Europe: Germany, Thüringen, Jena
1930s
brass; metal; bakelite
instrument: 285 x 125 x 170 mm; case: 320 x 160 x 193 mm

Microscope. Brass tube with black metal stem and stand. Bakelite mechanical stage with metal micrometer. Large focusing wheel and smaller fine focusing wheel. Black painted brass horseshoe stand. Triple nosepiece i.e. three brass objectives on revolving changer (Zeiss D, Zeiss AA and one by Leitz). Abbe condenser with variable diaphragm beneath stage (including empty ring intended for a blue glass filter). Contained in fitted wooden crate with metal carrying handle. Accessory drawer containing three black metal objective storage cylinders. Also a small red cardboard box of microscope glass squares.


2005.403

Ex Monica Britton Collection, Bristol



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