Microscope

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Description
This is a drum microscope with rack-and-pinion focus, rectangular stage, sub-stage mirror in the cylindrical base, and wooden box with second lens. 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
date made
mid 19th century
Measurements
case: 3 3/4 in x 9 1/16 in x 5 in; 9.525 cm x 23.01875 cm x 12.7 cm
microscope: 11 1/8 in x 3.125 cm; 28.2575 cm x 1 1/4 in
ID Number
MG.M-09725
accession number
174919
catalog number
M-09725
174919.10
Credit Line
Miss Charlotte B. Ward
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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