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PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:37 am    Post subject: Vintage microscope article by Darwin Reply with quote

I stumbled upon this article written by Charles Darwin concerned with the use of a microscope aboard a ship. Boy it was a different world then! What are Coddington lenses? They are mentioned a couple of times.

https://archive.org/details/darwin-online_1849_microscope_F1822
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coddington_magnifier

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