Microscope

Description
This is a drum microscope with push-pull focus, sub-stage mirror in the cylindrical base, and wooden box with accessories.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
19th century
Physical Description
glass (microscope material)
velvet (case material)
brass (microscope material)
wood (case material)
Measurements
microscope: 17.8 cm x 5.6 cm; 7 in x 2 3/16 in
case: 6.8 cm x 20.5 cm x 7.6 cm; 2 11/16 in x 8 1/16 in x 3 in
ID Number
2009.0116.03
catalog number
2009.0116.03
accession number
2009.0116
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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