Among the accessories supplied are four objectives, one of which is very high power, another objective with Lieberkuhn reflector, a live box, a stage mounted bulleye condenser, a stage forceps, a hand forceps, two stage disk inserts, a dissecting tool, and a selection of sliders.
Note that the limb can be unscrewed from the main body of the microscope and in conjugation with the Lieberkuhn objective and stage forceps, it can be converted into a 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
published in the London Gazette, 1838: