Microscope designed to be used in a horizontal or vertical configuration. c. 1850
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
This microscope was acquired from a person who
indicated it was given to him when he was a child by a friend who
acquired it at a Red Cross barzaar during WW1.