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Petrological microscope

Description

Dick petrological microscope in brass and gunmetal

Museum reference

T.1983.214

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Petrological microscope

Production information

J. Swift & Son
London, England, Northern Europe

Date

c. 1900

Physical description

Brass, gunmetal

Associations

Eponym: Dick
Inscribed on the microscope: J. Swift & Son
Inscribed on the microscope: British Museum
Previous owner: Miss J.M. Sweet
London, England, Northern Europe

Exhibitions

  • Microscopes: Nature Revealed

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