Chatham-Kent Museum
2002.70.1.1-.12
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Images, Electronic
Description
- microscope
- includes microscope, accessories and case
- (.1) microscope - cast iron base; brass and metal upper parts; etched on barrel: "E. Leitz/ Wetzler/ No 108398"; L-14cm, W-11.5cm, H-31.5cm
- (.2) case - wooden; hinged door at front; keyhole in door; wooden supports inside to hold microscope and accessories; supports lined with burgundy velvet; metal handle at top; white paper fastened inside case is printed in German; plastic label inside of lid reads in part: "W.F. STANLEY & CO. LTD./ OPTICIANS TO H.M. GOVERNMENT. . . "; L-34.2, W-16.3, H-4.4cm
- (.3) eyepiece? - metal; D-4.4cm
- (.4) rack- wooden, with four circular holes in the top to hold canisters (.5 & .6)
- (.5 & .6) - canisters - brass; with screw-off caps; H-5cm, D-3cm.
- (.7) rack - wooden; with 5 circular holes of various sizes in top
- (.8) box - wooden; with sliding wooden lid; lined with newspaper
- (.9) lens - etched on side; brass; H-3.9cm, D-2.4cm
- (.10) unidentified accessory - black metal; H-1cm, D-1.8cm
- (.11) ring - metal; black; with small metal knob sticking out one side and hold for a screw on opposite side; D-3.6cm
- (.12) lens - circular; frosted glass; D-3cm
- first used by Idris Griffith. He trained as a doctor in England, was a General Practitioner in Jamaica, and worked at Southwest Regional Centre in Cedar Springs after moving to Canada.
- Idris was born c.1900
- passed to his son, Geraint Thomas Griffith, when he came to Chatham as an internist in the 1959
- Geraint was born June 21, 1928 and died Dec 1993; graduated from University of London at age 22; joined Royal Army Medical Corps and volunteered for overseas service in Malaysia; awarded MBE in 1954 for work as a recruiting officer and medical researcher; also awarded a British Military General Service Medal with bar "Malaya"

Chatham Kent Museum
Out in the Open exhibition
VS 081
Date of Publication
2018
Collection
Chatham Kent Museum
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
Chatham Kent Museum
Out in the Open exhibition
VS 081
Terms of Use
Copies are provided for research and private study only. Permission to use images in any other way including, but not limited to, publication, exhibition, film, video or TV broadcast, or on any CD or website, must be obtained in writing from an authorized representative of the Chatham-Kent Museum prior to use. This applies to low-resolution copies downloaded from this site at no cost and to high resolution copies.
Contact
Chatham-Kent Museum
Email:ckcccmuseum@chatham-kent.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
75 William Street North
Chatham, ON N7M 4L4
519-360-1998
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2002.70.1.1-.12


- microscope
- includes microscope, accessories and case
- (.1) microscope - cast iron base; brass and metal upper parts; etched on barrel: "E. Leitz/ Wetzler/ No 108398"; L-14cm, W-11.5cm, H-31.5cm
- (.2) case - wooden; hinged door at front; keyhole in door; wooden supports inside to hold microscope and accessories; supports lined with burgundy velvet; metal handle at top; white paper fastened inside case is printed in German; plastic label inside of lid reads in part: "W.F. STANLEY & CO. LTD./ OPTICIANS TO H.M. GOVERNMENT. . . "; L-34.2, W-16.3, H-4.4cm
- (.3) eyepiece? - metal; D-4.4cm
- (.4) rack- wooden, with four circular holes in the top to hold canisters (.5 & .6)
- (.5 & .6) - canisters - brass; with screw-off caps; H-5cm, D-3cm.
- (.7) rack - wooden; with 5 circular holes of various sizes in top
- (.8) box - wooden; with sliding wooden lid; lined with newspaper
- (.9) lens - etched on side; brass; H-3.9cm, D-2.4cm
- (.10) unidentified accessory - black metal; H-1cm, D-1.8cm
- (.11) ring - metal; black; with small metal knob sticking out one side and hold for a screw on opposite side; D-3.6cm
- (.12) lens - circular; frosted glass; D-3cm
- first used by Idris Griffith. He trained as a doctor in England, was a General Practitioner in Jamaica, and worked at Southwest Regional Centre in Cedar Springs after moving to Canada.
- Idris was born c.1900
- passed to his son, Geraint Thomas Griffith, when he came to Chatham as an internist in the 1959
- Geraint was born June 21, 1928 and died Dec 1993; graduated from University of London at age 22; joined Royal Army Medical Corps and volunteered for overseas service in Malaysia; awarded MBE in 1954 for work as a recruiting officer and medical researcher; also awarded a British Military General Service Medal with bar "Malaya"

Chatham Kent Museum
Out in the Open exhibition
VS 081