Microscope

Description
This is a cross-section of a compound monocular with coarse and fine focus, triple nosepiece, large square stage, inclination joint, sub-stage illuminating apparatus, sub-stage mirror, and triangular base. The inscription reads “ERNST LEITZ WETZLAR / GERMANY 595325.”
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1962
maker
Leitz, Ernst
place made
Deutschland: Hessen, Wetzlar
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 33 cm x 15.5 cm x 22.9 cm; 13 in x 6 1/8 in x 9 in
ID Number
MG.321852
accession number
245710
catalog number
321852
Credit Line
Leitz
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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