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Replica of Van Leeuwenhoek simple microscope
MICROSCOPES AND MICROSCOPY SLIDES
microscope
Steenhorst, Paul; Museum Boerhaave
Europe: Netherlands, Leiden
2011
metal; glass
overall: 73 mm x 21 mm

Simple microscope consisting of flat yellow metal plate with inset bi-convex lens and screw-adjustable specimen pin. Modern replica of an original item dating from 1673, supplied in a light wooden storage crate.


2011.702

College Purchase, 2011



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