Album compiled from the photographs of Dr G.L. Chalmers of a microscope presented to David Livingstone by Angela G. Burdett Coutts, in 1858.
Photographic album of David Livingstone's microscope
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- ReferenceGB 250 RCPSG 72/1
- Dates of Creation1985
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Administrative / Biographical History
The microscope had been discovered in a poor condition and was refurbished by Barr and Stroud, the Glasgow optical engineering company.