J. Molteni à Paris

Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration. c. 1850

J. Molteni à Paris. Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration
J. Molteni à Paris. Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration
J. Molteni à Paris. Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration

 

J. Molteni à Paris. Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration

Accessories include three objectives, three eyepieces, an additional eyepiece with adjustable pointers, a camera lucida, glass and ivory disks, a brass trough with glass bottom, and twelve sample tubes with cork stoppers. Below the stage is a diaphragm wheel and the fine adjustment that moves the upper stage plate. The microscope can be used vertical or horizontal. Both the main stage focus and mirror are adjusted by rack and pinion.

 

J. Molteni à Paris. Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration

The following image is extracted from the 1859 Molteni et Cie catalog

J. Molteni à Paris. Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration

A short history of the Molteni family of instrument makers (in French)

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