Microscope

University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.31

Instrument Name: Microscope

Description:

Black U-shaped metal base; circular stage with 1 of 2 clip holders, stage has 2 position screws; diaphragm below stage, beneath which is a lens system and traveling diaphragm, both horizontally adjustable; double-sided mirror beneath traveling diaphragm; two position screws for the specimen stage; black microscope tube, adjustable vertically via pair of brass knobs; eyepiece and three objective lenses; “E. Leitz Wetzlar No 135012″ engraved on main body tube.

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Primary Materials: metal glass, lacquer

Markings: Old Inventory Number = uc31.

Dimensions (cm): Height = 35 cm, Base = 16 cm x 18 cm

Function: For examining small objects.

Condition:

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Ernst Leitz Wetzlar

Date of Manufacture: 1910

Provenance:

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes:

Microscope dated according to its serial number.

1) Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Company Microscope Serial Numbers 2007 [cited February/24 2012]. Available from
Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Company Microscope Serial Numbers