Reading Microscope

University College

Accession Number: 2009.uc.17

Instrument Name: Reading microscope

Description:

Alternative Name: Ablese-Mikroskop

Primary Materials: brass, glass

Markings:

Dimensions (cm):

41.5 x 18 x 15.5 cm (15.5 = telescope length)

Function:

This “Ablese-Mikroskop” was used as a horizontal microscope.

Condition:

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Ernst Leitz Wetzlar

Date of Manufacture: c. 1910

Provenance:

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes:

1) 1847 Ernst Leitz Microscope Catalogue P. 84 available at earth2geologists.net. Catalogue is in German. [Retrieved 8 January 2012]