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Microscope with Box - Watson Routine, circa 1910 Object Reg. No: HT 2855

Summary:
Watson Routine Microscope and custom storage box circa 1910. Mechanical stage and monocular. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Sits on short black tripod. Black and brass coloured lenses sit below and above glass slide table. Brass tube protrudes vertically with hand knobs either side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 35.00 cm (Height), 18.00 cm (Width), 23.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: laboratory apparatus equipment, microscopes
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
Inscriptions: Text: Australian Depots/78 Swanston St./Melbourne & Sydney/WATSON & SONS LTD./313 HIGH HOLBORN/LONDON/23538.
Maker: M. Watson and Sons, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1910
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

Comments

steve Posted on 12 Jan 2010 9:34 AM
i have a watson and sons no 18430.stamped as a junior metal.box is marked 609.is this of any interest...
Discovery Centre Posted on 12 Jan 2010 3:33 PM
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