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Miller Brothers Student Microscope

Date: 1890 | Identifier: LL02.48.01.54
Frank Miller, who worked for Tolles, established a microscope business in New York in 1868, which closed in 1899. This microscope was found from an estate in Maine, and is not in the 1879 catalog and is a later model. The fine adjustment is similar to many English microscopes from the late 19th century. The three objectives include a signed 1/4" with correction collar by William Wales and a 1" and a lower power, both unsigned, but probably by Wales. Date approximated. more...
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