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
Object Name
microscope
date made
1962
maker
Leitz, Ernst
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
place made
Deutschland: Hessen, Wetzlar
ID Number
MG*321852
accession number
245710
catalog number
321852
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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