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Abbe Drawing Apparatus (No 111 pattern)
accessory; camera lucida
Carl Zeiss (Jena)
Europe: Germany, Thuringia, Jena
metal; glass
overall: 80 x 155 mm; mirror: 50 x 75 mm; case: 60 x 188 x 92 mm

Drawing apparatus for use at top of a microscope viewing tube. Circular clamp. Lens unit containing prismatic 'Abbe cube'. White metal curved arm leading to revolving rectangular mirror. Auxiliary cube. Contained in brown leather-covered wooden hinged case with yellow metal clasp, lined in dark blue velvet.


Gift of Mr Christopher Young, MCOptom

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