Microscope

Description
This is a small drum microscope with two objective lenses that can be used individually or together. The “RML” inscribed on the bottom refers to Robert Leonard, a pharmacist and professor of pharmacology at George Washington University.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
field microscope
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.3 cm x 4.8 cm; 6 1/32 in x 1 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0689.35
catalog number
1991.0689.35
accession number
1991.0689
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Microscopes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Robert Leonard

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