An Ellis aquatic microscope c.1775

An Ellis aquatic microscope c.1775 Ellis aquatic microscope with rack and pinion focusing

An Ellis aquatic microscope c.1775

This simple microscope is of the type designed by the British naturalist John Ellis (1707-1776). It became a popular design and was manufactured in various forms by a number of British and Continental makers. This outfit is supplied with two objectives with Lieberkuhn, a high power objective, an eye shade, a stage forceps, and Bonnani spring stage. This particular version of the aquatic microscope focuses by rack and pinion.

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