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Photograph, Optical Munitions: Microscope

From the Collection of The Ed Muirhead Physics Museum Level 2, The School of Physics, David Caro Building (192) Corner of Elgin and Swanston Streets The University of Melbourne Parkville VIC

Black and white photograph of optical microscope.
H25.5 x L20.5 x D0.1 cm
Object Registration
Historical information
“Optical microscope made in Australia after 1939-45 war. Made in Australian Optical Company, Melbourne heade by Lawrence Dickens Collection Design probably by Maximilian Hertzberger; Messrs Curtis and W. Gallaghar, both ex MSL, were responsible for production. Full discussion given in Bolton, H.C. J.J. McNeill and the Development of Optical Research in Australia. Historical Records of Australian Science 5 (1983) pp 55-70”
Inscriptions & Markings
See History of Object for transcript of writing on back of image.
Last updated
6 Sep 2017 at 10:10PM