Now showing items 1-20 of 57

  • 1.004 

    Dollond, John. (2012-02-07)
    This Ellis-Type Aquatic microscope has a tubular pillar attached to the box-foot. The pillar supports the stage, mirror, and an optical system consisting of a single lens. The instrument is also fitted with a screw-barrel ...
  • 1.005 

    Culpeper, Edmund. (2012-02-07)
    The unsigned Culpeper-type microscope has two sets of brass tripod that support the stage and the body-tube. The swinging mirror is attached to the wooden base. The instrument also has the rack-and-pinion system on the ...
  • 1.006 

    Dixey, Charles W. (2012-02-07)
    This Gould-type microscope, designed by Charles Gould, was a popular field microscope that could easily be packed into its small wooden box. The body-tube has two parts (cylindrical and conical), and the stage moves along ...
  • 1.007 

    Nachet, Camille Sebastien (1799-1881). (2012-02-07)
    This small microscope has a solid brass base that supports the short tubal pillar. The limb carries the stage, with a dove tail slide underneath, and a body-tube with cone nose. The instrument dates from about 1860, as ...
  • 1.008 

    Shuttleworth, Henry. (2012-02-07)
    This Cuff-type instrument has a tubular pillar which supports the body-tube, stage, and the mirror. It is attached to a wooden box fitted with two drawers. The stage and the mirror move by rackwork. Accessories include ...
  • 1.009 

    Jones, William.; Jones, Samuel. (2012-02-07)
    This is a solar microscope, with a square base and attached rectangular mirror. It comes with accessories and a wooden case. Signed: W&S, Jones Fecerunt. 135 Holborn, London.
  • 1.010 

    Adams, George. (2012-02-07)
    The Cuff-type instrument is attached to the box-foot by a square pillar, which supports the body-tube, stage and the mirror. Focusing is by rackwork that moves the stage. The drawer includes accessories (objective lenses, ...
  • 1.011 

    Adams, George. (2012-02-07)
    This unsigned, brass instrument is very similar to the "Improved Compound Microscope" shown in Adams' Essays on the Microscope (1787). The folding tripod base supports the round, tapered pillar. The round limb, attached ...
  • 1.012 

    Pritchard, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
    One of the first achromatic instruments, the microscope has a heavy flat folding tripod base. The limb is attached to the pillar by a ball-and-socket joint of Ross design, and carries the body-tube, stage, condenser, and ...
  • 1.013 

    Powell & Lealand. (2012-02-07)
    This instrument is one of the earlier achromatic microscopes produced by Powell & Lealand shortly after they formed their partnership in 1841. The instrument is supported by a double pillar and a flat tripod. The body-tube ...
  • 1.014 

    Powell & Lealand. (2012-02-07)
    The instrument, referred to as "Student's Compound Microscope" in Powell & Lealand catalogs, has a cast-iron foot and limb, painted black. It is also called the "iron" microscope. The limb supports the stage and the ...
  • 1.015 

    Ladd, William. (2012-02-07)
    The tripod base, consisting of a tubular structure, supports the limb, which carries the body-tube, stage, condenser, and mirror. Focusing is by the fusee chain mechanism. It sits on a wooden platform and comes with ...
  • 1.017 

    Pillischer, Moritz. (2012-02-07)
    This early instrument by Pillischer sits on a flat solid base (Y-shaped, with a short stem), supporting flat pillars which curve forward. The arched limb is attached to a platform that holds the stage, and is fitted with ...
  • 1.018 

    Negretti & Zambra. (2012-02-07)
    This large compound binocular microscope is a variation on the popular Ross model (see our instrument 1.025, Ross 563). The Y-shaped foot supports the vertical double pillars, attached to the boxy limb by means of trunnions. ...
  • 1.019 

    James Swift & Son. (2012-02-07)
    This is the firm's "Challenge" microscope, with a dark brass, claw foot. It differs from the Ross model microscopes Swift made earlier. Instead of the vertical pillars that supported the limb, the curved foot holds the ...
  • 1.020 

    James Swift & Son. (2012-02-07)
    The dissecting microscope has a large brass stage with hand rests (covered with leather). It is mounted on a pair of straight legs and a curved foot in the back. The binocular body is attached to the limb by an arm, with ...
  • 1.021 

    Leitz, Ernst. (2012-03-05)
    The oldest Leitz instrument in the collection is a small microscope, Stand V. The horseshoe base supports a circular pillar, to which the body-tube, square stage and mirror are attached. There is no substage. Focusing is ...
  • 1.022 

    Reichert, Carl. (2012-03-05)
    A smaller student microscope (1.022) with a horseshoe-shaped foot, tubular pillar that supports the tube and the stage, and signed, "C. Reichert Wien No 45247." Dates from the early part of the 20th century.
  • 1.023 

    Reichert, Carl. (2012-03-05)
    Moody Medical Library has two other microscopes by C. Reichert: A compound microscope (1.023), similar to (1.047), except with a double nosepiece and a rotating stage, and signed, "C. Reichert Wien 64650" Both (1.022 ) and ...
  • 1.024 

    Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
    This compound monocular microscope is the earliest Ross instrument in the collection, and may be one of the four known to have survived. The limb, which supports the body-tube and stage, is attached to the pillar by a ...