Microscope

Description
This is an example of the Verant stereoscope suitable for scientific, military, and domestic purposes. Each eyepiece is marked “10 cm.” The scale by the right eyepiece is marked “60, 70, 80, 90.” The frame of the large rectangular glass stage is inscribed “CARL ZEISS / JENA” and “Germany” and “nr. 9451.” Included in the wooden box is a large glass slide with four photos of Jupiter, marked “above u-v light” and “below ex. red light.”
Ref: Carl Zeiss, Stereoskop (Jena, 1910).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
stereoscope
date made
ca 1920
maker
Carl Zeiss
Measurements
case: 6 15/16 in x 9 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 17.62125 cm x 23.495 cm x 19.05 cm
microscope: 5 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 13.335 cm x 19.05 cm x 15.875 cm
place made
Deutschland: Thüringen, Jena
ID Number
1978.2382.01
catalog number
1978.2382.01
accession number
1978.2382
subject
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
National Academy of Sciences
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