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Microscope presented by James Grierson

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Brass tube section from a monocular microscope, presented to Dumfries Museum in 1836 by James Grierson of Dalgonar.

 

Inscription:

PRESENTED / BY / James Grierson Esqr / of Dalgoner / TO / The Shareholders of the / Dumfries & Maxwelltown / Astronomical Observatory / 14th September 1836

Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
L 227mm, D (base) 11mm, D (top) 35mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1950.39
Digital Number:
DMSI010a-d
Creation Date:
14 September 1836
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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