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
Object Name
microscope
date made
mid 19th century
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
associated place
United States: Illinois, Urbana
ID Number
MG*M-09728
accession number
174919
catalog number
M-09728
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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