Accession Number: 2009.uc.32
Black U-shaped metal base labeled “BOTANY, u. OF T.”; black rectangular stage with pair of clip holders; lower lens system below stage with diaphragm – double sided mirror beneath; two position screws for the specimen stage; black eyepiece cylinder, adjustable vertically via pair of brass knobs; telescoping eyepiece marked “10 x 4”, brass eyepiece cylinder marked “ERNST LEITZ WETZLAR/No 231035”; two objective lenses, each marked “E (or Ernst) Leitz Wetzlar” and “7” and “62x” or “3” and “10x”, third lens port protected by a black plastic cap; marked “E. LETIZ WETZLAR, GERMANY” on support.
Primary Materials: brass, metal, bakelite, glass
Markings: Old Inventory Number = uc32.
Dimensions (cm): Height = 34, Width = 12, Length = 17
Function: Used for botanical specimens.
Manufacturer: Ernst Leitz Wetzlar
Date of Manufacture: 1924
Biology Department of the University of Toronto
Used at the Biology Department of the University of Toronto.
Microscope dated according to its serial number.
1) Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Company Microscope Serial Numbers 2007 [cited February/24 2012]. Available from
Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Company Microscope Serial Numbers