Polarizing microscope

Seibert, Wetzlar
Polarizing microscope (lacquered brass) with horseshoe base. Rough adjustment through a sliding tube and a rear column fine focus. Circular rotating stage (diameter: 9.5 cm). Nicol prism with condenser lens. The analyzer (Nicol prism) is fitted on a sliding shoe into the lower part of the body tube; adjustable Bertrand lens into the upper part. Height 35 cm.
Signed on the tube "SEIBERT". Dated: 1900.

Collection: Museum for the History of Sciences, Universiteit Gent, Belgium (inventory number: MW 94/548)