Late 19th / early 20th century projection microscope attachment for magic lantern by Zeiss

Late 19th / early 20th century projection microscope attachment for magic lantern by Zeiss

Stock Number: FG_22039

£550

As seen in the photos, a fine Late 19th to early 20th-century projection microscope attachment for a magic lantern by Zeiss is Mechanically and optically functioning well.

Circa

1900

Maker

Carl Zeiss

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy, Natural history, Magic Lanterns & Optical Toys

Description

Probably based on Manson’s Patent Lantern & Table Microscope, which was awarded a silver medal at the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Exhibition in 1884. This 

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IL Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh was the mythological hero of the cultures of ancient West Asia, who set out on a journey in which he sought youth and eternal life.
Fleaglass Gilgamesh is located in Israel. As an archaeologist researching the material culture of the distant past and using the microscope as a major research tool, for more than two decades I have collected microscopes from the first 300 years of existence of this amazing tool and researched the cultural context of their use. Passion has become an obsession and I cultivate the full and almost unique West Asian collection of historical microscopes. Respectively, I put up for sale surplus or interesting items from the collection. I would be happy to advise any interested collector free of charge. Needless to say, I would love to send photos, information and bibliographic references, and discuss the sale details of the items offered here for sale.

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