Papers and photographs of the Beck microscope manufacturers, 1883-1989.

Papers and photographs of the Beck microscope manufacturers, 1883-1989.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Material concerning the life and work of the Beck family of microscope manufacturers, including: a copy typescript by R N Shephard (1979), about Joseph Beck (1829-1891) of Barton House, Albion Road, Stoke Newington, London, his wife Emma Elizabeth (Allen, 1829-1908), and family; a copy of one of the Cantor Lectures organised by the Royal Society of Arts on 'The Theory of the Microscope' by Conrad Beck, (1908); 'The Pedigree Register', edited by George Sherwood, (1915); a Royal Mail first day cover of microscope stamps celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Royal Microscopical Society, 1839-1889; portrait photographs of the Beck family.

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