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Case, microscope Case, microscope

Microscope case with a hinged lid, of black shagreen covered wood, by John Clark, Edinburgh, 1751

Medal / box Medal / box

One of a collection of Jacobite relics amassed by Sir John Hynde Cotton and his descendants - a silver gilt medal portraying Queen Anne and Prince James

Prism, compound, achromatic / case Prism, compound, achromatic / case

Compound prism in a shagreen case, patented by John Dollond in 1758, probably made by Dollond, England, c. 1760

Telescope Telescope

Reflecting telescope with brass barrel with blackened shagreen cover, in a fitted rosewood box, by Edward Scarlett, London, c. 1730

Telescope Telescope

3 1/2" aperture Gregorian reflecting telescope with brass barrel and shagreen cover, unsigned and undated, but probably by Edward Scarlett, London, 1725 - 1750

Box, jewel / part Box, jewel / part

Jewel box with a hemispherical lid of silver, partly gold plated and decorated with marine invertebrates, fitted into an outer carrying case (1991.440 B): Scottish, Edinburgh by John Creed, 6 April 1983

Dagger Dagger

Dagger, with a steel blade and hilt of wood covered with white shagreen laced over with silk: Japan

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