Portable microscope, c 1895.
 
 
 

Portable microscope, c 1895.

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This portable microscope was made to a design proposed by Sir Ronald Ros (1857-1932), who was the discoverer of the malaria parasite. It was for the use of officers in the Indian Army Medical Service, and was specially designed for the diagnosis of malaria. Made by C Baker of High Holborn in London.
 
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