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Simple dissecting microscope

Year/Period

1870-1890

Maker

BAKER

Country

United Kingdom

Signature

Baker, 244. High Holborn London

Category

Microscopes

Optical 1

Simple

Optical 2

non-achromatic

Size of the microscope (h x w x d)

height 17.5 cm × diameter 11.4 cm

Inventory number

SM 64

Description

In mahogany box.
A dissecting microscope on a circular brass foot with a round pillar. On the foot the concave mirror in a bracket. On the pillar the square stage with a large circular aperture in which a (now missing) glass disc can be inserted. There are two spring clips. The height of the achromatic magnifier can be adjusted by rackwork acting on a square rod which slides into the round pillar, there are two magnifiers, with biconvex lenses.