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Advert For Chas. E. Braun & Co. Microscopes

Advert For Chas. E. Braun & Co. Microscopes

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Evan.6441

Item number: 6411

Genre: Leaflet

The Egyptians used lenses to magnify small objects, but it was not until the 17th century that simple microscopes were used that could magnify an object 10 times. There were major developments in the design and production of microscopes in the 19th century and by the end of the period designs was more complex and magnification was much greater.

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