Microscope

Description
This is a Model RK binocular dissecting microscope with track for lateral movement, coarse and fine adjustment, large square stage, sub-stage mirror, horseshoe base, and wooden box with extra objectives. The inscription on the eyepiece reads “BAUSCH & LOMB OPTICAL CO. / ROCHESTER N.Y. / 113679.” That on the stand reads “BAUSCH & LOMB OPTICAL CO. / ROCHESTER N.Y / BL / ZS / 1?09023.” The hand rests have been lost.
Ref: Bausch & Lomb, Microscopes and Accessory Apparatus (Rochester, N.Y., 1922), pp. 80-81.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
1914-1929
maker
Bausch & Lomb Optical Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 31.3 cm x 21.1 cm x 18.5 cm; 12 5/16 in x 8 5/16 in x 7 9/32 in
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
associated place
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
MG*M-09354
accession number
224610
catalog number
M-09354
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Rockefeller Institute through Dr. Detlev W. Bronk, President
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