Porter & Hunt, London

Case-mounted microscope. c.1831.

Porter and Hunt, London.  Case-mounted microscope. c.1830

Porter and Hunt, London.  Case-mounted microscope. c.1830

compass microscope

The limb can be dismounted and in conjunction with the Lieberkuhn objective and stage forceps, the instrument can be configured as a hand-held compass microscope.


With respect to the signature on this microscope, the following statement was found on the Science Museum-London website:

Traded at 309 Regent St. next to the Polytechnic Institution, London, England. Partnership between James Porter (working 1831-43) & Hunt.

The following notice was publish in the London Gazette, 1838:

Porter & Hunt notice

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