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Lot 2 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science, 19th November 2020)

A Presentation Microscope Objective From Thomas Ross to Francis Wenham, 1861

English, dated 1861, engraved 1 1/2in Ross LONDON to one side and PRESENTED TO F. H. WENHAM ESQR By THOMAS ROSS March 1861 to the other side

Note: Wenham first introduced his binocular microscope in December 1860, this lens may have been given by Ross as a gift for that microscope, why though it's just a 1 1/2inch remains a mystery

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English, dated 1861, engraved 1 1/2in Ross LONDON to one side and PRESENTED TO F. H. WENHAM ESQR By THOMAS ROSS March 1861 to the other side

Note: Wenham first introduced his binocular microscope in December 1860, this lens may have been given by Ross as a gift for that microscope, why though it's just a 1 1/2inch remains a mystery

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Auction: Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science, 19th November 2020

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