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Description
This is a small compound monocular with square stage, sub-stage mirror, and unusual rack-and-pinion focus. This 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
overall: 5 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 13.97 cm x 3.175 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
MG.M-09730
accession number
174919
catalog number
M-09730
174919.15
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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