A lower section of the
case houses prepared slides dated 1847.
Among the accessories supplied with this
microscope are two objectives with canisters,
two eyepieces, a limb mounted stage condenser,
a live box, a stage forceps, and some dissection tools.
There is a mechanical stage with
controls located under the stage. Above the stage is a
rotating spring super-stage. Below the stage is a
wheel of apertures. The mirror is single sided and concave.
An identical example is
located at the Science Museum, London signed :
Carpenter & Westley, 24 Regent Street,
LONDON (cat. ref: 25-78). An additional example
of this microscope signed James Robinson,
Dublin was offered at the June 29, 1995
Christie's auction sale as lot 190. Another similar
example, signed by Abraham, but lacking the
mechanical movements of the stage has been recently
been offered for sale.