A small C1830 dissecting microscope. MICROSCOPE-ANTIQUES.COM < https://www.microscope-antiques.com/dissect1830.html > shows a near-identical scope. They note: “This instrument is very similar if not identical to examples in the Science Museum (London) and the Whipple Collection at Cambridge. The lack of a provision for a substage mirror implies its main application was as a dissecting scope for use in observing opaque specimens…” Case measures approximately: 4″ x 3″ x 1″.
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