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Keeping it in the Family: the Dollonds and microscopy

Number one of a series of lunchtime lectures and special tours at the Hunterian Museum on the theme of the history of microscopy.

As their name disappears forever from the British high street, Neil Handley, curator at the British Optical Association Museum uncovers the remarkable history of the Dollond family of opticians and their contributions to the science of microscopy.

Plus free tour of the historic British Optical Association Museum. Tour dates: 26 March, 1–2pm; 29 March, 11am–12 or 30 March, 2–3pm.


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Date and Time:

25 March 2010 at 1:00 pm


1 hour



Hunterian Museum, London
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
020 7869 6560

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Additional Information:

This talk is supporting the free exhibition 'Curious: the art of microscopy' 16 February-3 July 2010 at the Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Lunchtime lectures supported by the Royal Microscopal Society and the Royal Society.

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