Now showing items 1-20 of 57

  • 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 ...
  • 1.043 

    Beck, R & J. (2012-02-07)
    An example of the Beck "Economic" microscope, the instrument has a flat, tripod foot and a binocular tube. The tubular pillar is capped with a compass joint, and circular stage is attached to the tubular limb. Focusing is ...
  • 1.060 

    Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. (2012-02-07)
    This is the earliest Bausch & Lomb instrument in the collection. The tripod base supports a round pillar and round limb, attached by a compass joint. The body-tube with a triple nosepiece moves by rackwork, and the fine ...
  • 1.061 

    Leitz, Ernst. (2012-02-07)
    This instrument has all the features of a late 19th-century Continental microscope. A short rectangular pillar sits on a horseshoe base and supports the limb and the stage on trunnions. The body-tube has a rackwork for ...
  • 1.025 

    Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
    The popular model features the Y-shaped, flat tripod base which became a characteristic of many Ross microscopes. The vertical flat pillars hold the limb by means of trunnions, and a bar attached to the top of the limb ...
  • 1.078 

    Baker, Charles. (2012-02-07)
    Built to the popular Ross design, the microscope displays the typical Y-shaped foot, vertical pillars, boxy limb with a tubular tailpiece, the body-tube with a transverse arm that attaches to the limb. It comes with monocular ...
  • 1.050 

    Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
    The latest Ross microscope in the collection displays the square horseshoe base, typical of late-19th-century design found in German microscopes. The square pillars hold the trunnions to which the square stage is attached. ...
  • 1.059 

    Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. (2012-02-07)
    Based on the Bausch & Lomb Continental model, the instrument has a horseshoe foot and a round pillar, both made of cast iron. The limb and the square stage are attached to the pillar by a compass joint. The body-tube, with ...
  • 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 ...
  • 1.038 

    Jones, William.; Jones, Samuel. (2012-02-07)
    An example of the Jones's "Most Improved Compound Microscope," this instrument has a folding tripod base and a pillar that supports the limb by a compass joint. The limb carries the stage, condenser, mirror and body-tube. ...
  • 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.
  • 1.040 

    Nairne & Blunt. (2012-02-07)
    This "chest" microscope, a variation on the Cuff model, has a square section pillar hinged to the base of the box. The body-tube fits into a ring at the top of the pillar and can be lifted for packing. The stage focusing ...
  • 1.031 

    Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
    This model was designed by Francis Herbert Wenham (1824-1908) at a time when interest in oblique illumination was high. It was called "Wenham's Universal Inclining and Rotating Microscope." The main components are of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 1.028 

    Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
    This binocular compound microscope is very similar to the above instrument (Ross 4046), except for its rotating stage. Also referred to as the Ross-Zentmayer microscope, it incorporates a swinging stage, a feature patented ...
  • 1.049 

    Hartnack, Edmund. (2012-02-07)
    Similar in design to Oberhaeuser instruments with horseshoe foot, the microscope is supported by a round pillar attached to square stage. The body-tube moves by rack and pinion and is connected to the limb by a solid brass ...
  • 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 ...
  • 1.076 

    Verick, Constant. (2012-02-07)
  • 1.046 

    Leitz, Ernst. (2012-02-07)
    The horseshoe-shaped foot and the pillar are cast as one piece. The curved limb supports the square stage and the body-tube with a triple nosepiece. Coarse focusing is by rackwork and fine adjustment by micrometer screw. ...
  • 1.041 

    Cuff, John. (2012-02-07)
    This unsigned, Cuff-type microscope is attributed to Tiedemann of Stuttgart. The instrument is attached to the box-foot by a beveled rectangular brass base. The curved pillar supports the limb, to which are attached the ...