J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester

Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863. Wood case.

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863. Stored in the case.

The microscope set up for use with polarized light. The polarizer can be rotated using a worm gear and the analyzer is also capable of rotation.

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863. Accessories.

The accessories consist of two pairs of eyepieces labeled A and B, three single eyepieces labeled C, D, and E, three Dancer objectives (2/3, 2, and 3-inch), a 4-inch objective by Robinson & Sons, Dublin, a Nicol polarizing prism in a rotating mount, an analyzing prism in a rotating mount, frog plate, hand forceps, stage forceps, achromatic condenser with various stops, substage diaphragm wheel, glass trough, brass mounted selenite stage with rotation, live box, free standing bulls-eye condenser, dissection tools, and other odds and ends. The other draws contain prepared microscope slides.


J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863. Trade label on inside door.

The inside door of the case bears Dancer's trade label. Apparently, in later years, the microscope was resold by Broadhurst & Clarkson.

J.B. Dancer Optician No. 371 Manchester. Wenham binocular microscope, c. 1863. Signature

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