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dc.creator Cuff, John.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-07T13:52:48Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-07T13:52:48Z
dc.date.created Late 18th century.
dc.date.issued 2012-02-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2152.3/452
dc.description.abstract 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 body-tube and the spring stage. Focusing is by the screw at the top of the limb. Accessories include objective lenses, ivory sliders, and stage forceps. For other Cuff-type instruments in the collection, see George Adams and Henry Shuttleworth.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartof At the suggestion of Henry Baker (1698-1774), the author of the popular "The Microscope Made Easy" (1742), John Cuff (1708-1772) designed a new type of microscope providing for an easier access to the stage and a steady mechanism for focusing. The Cuff-type instrument was produced well into the 19th century.
dc.subject Biology
dc.subject British Firms
dc.subject Microscopy
dc.subject Optics
dc.title 1.041 en_US

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