Cased Antique Microscope Slide Engraving “Webb’s Tests” c1860s

Cased Antique Microscope Slide Engraving “Webb’s Tests” c1860s


Antique microscope slide by William Webb



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Microscopy


A rare cased example of William Webb’s elegantly inscribed microscopic engravings. Webb claimed his micro-engravings were the best tests of objectives available. 

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Antique Microscopes

Antique Microscopes has been trading in scientific antiques since 1998, during which time we have often sourced rare items for world-class collections and institutions worldwide. Our speciality is in early English achromatic microscopes and Victorian microscope slides