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Early Continental Style Microscope

Date: 1865 - 1870 | Identifier: LL02.48.03.05
Hartnack invented the continental-style microscope with a horseshoe base, which would become the dominant style until built-in electric light sources. He took Prazmowski as a partner to run the Paris branch of the business. At the beginning of the Franco-Prussian war, in 1870, he moved to Potsdam permanently. This one has a bullseye condenser lens and a typical French appearance. more...