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Description

Iron-stand compound microscope, with separate bull's eye condenser on stand and other accessories in wooden carrying case, plus 1869-1872 sketchbook and 1852-1877 notebook with two boxes of slides belonging to Charles W. Peach (1800 - 1886), microscope made by Powell and Lealland of London, c. 1840

Museum reference

T.1999.40

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Microscope, compound, Sketchbook, field, Notebook, field

Production information

Powell and Lealland, Instrument maker
London, England, EUROPE
Carpenter and Westley, Retailer
London, England, EUROPE

Date

c. 1840

Materials

Brass, Glass, Iron, Wood, Paper

Physical description

Iron

Associations

Previous owner: Peach, Charles William, 1800 - 1886

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/charles-peach-microscopes

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