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Instruments of Science & Technology / A ROSS COMPOUND MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE, ENGLISH, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY,
£400 - £600
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Andrew Ross first produced his design for the compound monocular microscope in the early 1840's. Innovations to microscope design by the Ross family included the characteristic Y-shaped stand for improved balance, and the weight reduction by Thomas Ross which improved portability.