Microscope

Description
This is a drum microscope with rack-and pinion focus, circular stage, sub-stage mirror in the cylindrical base, and wooden box with extra objectives and accessories. The inscription reads “Howard Woodworth & Co. / Strand / LONDON.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
19th century
maker
Woodworth & Co.
Physical Description
fabric (case material)
glass (microscope material)
metal (microscope material)
wood (case material)
metal (disjoint parts material)
glass (coverslips material)
Measurements
microscope: 25.3 cm x 7.5 cm; 9 15/16 in x 2 15/16 in
overall: 9.4 cm x 27.9 cm x 14.3 cm; 3 11/16 in x 11 in x 5 5/8 in
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
MG*M-12347
accession number
282176
catalog number
M-12347
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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