Microscope

Description
This is a compound monocular with a black cuff that allows it to move vertically on a brass pole. It was owned by Richard Halsted Ward (1837-1917), a noted medical microscopist, or his son, Henry B. Ward, a pioneering parasitologist.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
mid 19th century
associated place
United States: Illinois, Urbana
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
leather (overall material)
glass (overall material)
lead (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 33 cm x 8.9 cm x 7.9 cm; 13 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in
ID Number
MG.M-09728
accession number
174919
catalog number
M-09728
Credit Line
Miss Charlotte B. Ward
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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