Culpeper Microscope

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 21 August 2023
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A microscope with boxfoot made by George Adams in 1738. Based on a model designed by Edward Culpeper (1670-1737). The concave mirror at the base illuminated the specimen better than a flat mirror. (Science Museum, London)

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