This collection represents the most comprehensive and almost exclusive history of the microscope in West Asia. It features over 100 historical microscopes, ranging from the late 17th to the early 20th century, along with their historical and scientific background.
Categories of Microscopes in this Collection
Compound microscopes from the Enlightenment to the Age of Exploration and the achromatic microscope.
Single-lens microscopes from the Age of the Enlightenment through to the mid-19th century.
Microscopes from the Age of Exploration to the introduction of industrialized mechanization.