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Student Microscope

Date: 1843 - 1848 | Identifier: LL02.48.02.21
This is the Powell and Lealand student microscope in the form designed by Cornelius Varley with the lever operated stage. It includes the very unusual sliding tube fine adjustment and a bayonet lock for the micrometer eyepiece. The tailpiece and mirror are not original and the lever knob is missing. These microscopes were made to order in a variety of configurations and some have brass stands rather than iron stands. more...