A Brief History of the Microscope

Published in Autumn 1985 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Dr. Wolfgang Pfeiffer

See Page 6 – 10

An explanation of the different kinds and types of microscopes for the non-user/collector of such instruments with early illustrations of pre-Zeiss models and the theory of the microscope as defined by Professor Ernst Abbe.

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