London, South Kensington
15 October 2009
AN ENGLISH MONOCULAUR MICROSCOPE
ANDREW ROSS & CO, circa 1840
signed on the tripod foot ANDW ROSS & CO OPTICIANS, 33 Regent St. Piccadilly; the main body and accessories ?nickle-plated, 5 lacuqered brass objectives in ?nickle-plated canisters, one later In. objective signed Ross London, subtage accessories, bullseye condensot, fishplate; in wooden box with brass corners and fittings.
18¼ x 8¾ x 6¼in. (46 x 22.5 x 15cm.)
The signature and street address give dates of 1837-41, the interior fittings of the case suggest some alterations.
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