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Geoff,
I have forwarded your request to our historical curator Alan Hawk. NMHM has
a very comprehensive and large collection of microscopes and related
equipment. It seems to me that we have that camera lucida and Alan maybe
able to give you the info you are seeking.
On Oct 29, 2015 8:02 PM, "Geoff Thompson" <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Dear All,
>
>                     A colleague here at Queensland Museum is accessioning
> a Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. camera lucida similar to this one.
>
> http://www.gemmary.com/microscope-camera-lucida-by-bausch-lomb.html
>
> It belonged to C.J. Pound
> http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/pound-charles-joseph-13156 who retired in
> 1932 and appears to be a version of Abbe's design with the 1894 filter
> modification, probably manufactured under licence from Zeiss.
>
> http://www.antique-microscopes.com/photos/Abbe's%20Drawing%20Camera%20.htm
>
> I suspect it is from the first quarter of the 20th century, rather than
> the second.
>
> Is anyone familiar with this sort of camera lucida? If so can you comment
> on the date etc. please?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Geoff
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