Part of solar microscope

Used at the First Gymnasium of Athens, in Plaka.
"The solar microscope is in reality a magic lantern illuminated by the sun's rays; it serves to produce highly magnified images of very small objects. It is worked in a dark room"
Ref: http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus/Optics/Solar_Microscope/Solar_M...

Data
Inventory Number: 
OPT22
Date: 
1850 (c.)
Dimensions: 
Mirror length : 22.5cm, Mirror width : 11cm, Tube diameter : 10cm
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