Used in the research for a cure for Sleeping Sickness.The microscope was originally used by Lieutenant F M G Tulloch (Royal Army Medical Corps), who was seeking a cure for Sleeping Sickness whilst serving in Uganda in 1905. He subsequently contracted the disease and died in 1927. The microscope was later used by Lieutenant General Sir W Leishaman (Royal Army Medical Corps) who was instrumental in the search for a vaccine against typhoid. It was later passed onto Major General Horace Emerson (Royal Army Medical Corps), Director of Military Hygiene, who then had it passed onto a student with a specific interest in pathological research.
Used in the research for a cure for Sleeping Sickness.