Microscope

Description
This compound monocular, an example of the Crouch histological microscope, has rack-and-pinion for coarse adjustment, lever for fine adjustment above the nosepiece, trunnion, square stage, sub-stage apparatus, and Lister limb with sub-stage mirror. The inscription on the rounded foot reads “HENRY CROUCH / LONDON / 1108.”
Ref: James W. Queen & Co., Priced and Illustrated Catalogue of Optical Instruments (Philadelphia, 1883), pp. 116-118.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
early 1880s
maker
Crouch, Henry
Measurements
overall: 13 1/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 5 in; 33.3375 cm x 11.7475 cm x 12.7 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
MG*308729.03
catalog number
308729.03
accession number
308729
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Estate of William Whiting

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