Microscope

Description
This seems to be a simple “flower and insect” microscope with a turned ivory handle. 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
overall: 3 in x .9375 cm; 7.62 cm x 3/8 in
ID Number
MG.M-09738
accession number
174919
catalog number
M-9738
174919.23
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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