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THE WRIGHT EIKONOMETER

A DEVICE FOR DETERMINING MAGNIFICATION OF A MICROSCOPE

c. 1st Qtr 20th C.

Maker: R & J Beck

This instrument is designed to measure the magnifying power of any single eyepiece and objective together. It is placed on top of the eyepiece and its principals of operation are documented in the JRMS of 1904, and in more detail in Spitta of 1907:

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The author is grateful to Phil Greaves for his friendship and his generosity in supplying the images for this webpage.