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Compound achromatic microscope

Year/Period

ca. 1950

Maker

BUSCH

Country

Germany

Signature

Busch / Rathenow / 517

Category

Microscopes

Optical 1

Compound

Optical 2

Achromatic

Size of the microscope (h x w x d)

32.5 × 23 × 32 cm

Donated by

Joost Janssen, Eindhoven, the Netherlands († 2017)

Inventory number

SM 377

Description

This microscope has been donated to the foundation by Joost Janssen (1948-2017). Joost was a physicist with his own company, he developed among others equipment for physiotherapy. Microscopy was one of his hobbies. He was a member of a microscopy club and used this microscope to study aquatic organisms. Joost passed away on 3 November 2017.