Swift & Son, London
Polarizing microscope (lacquered brass) with black lacquered
brass limb and base (black enameled iron) in fitted mahogany
case with accessories.
Main focus by rack and pinion and fine focus by thumbwheel
micrometer. Circular rotating stage with 360-degree scale.
Swing out polarizer (Nicol prism). The analyzer (Nicol
prism) is fitted on a sliding shoe into the lower part
of the body tube. Height 32 cm.
Signed on the base "J. SWIFT & SON | LONDON",
with serial number "12413" on the bottom of
the base. The cover of the case is signed "UNIVERSITY
| OF | LONDON". ca. 1906-1907.
Collection: private collection