Microscope

Description
This is a small compound monocular with push-pull focus, cardboard tubes covered with fishskin, wooden fittings, and brass pole that stands on a wooden box.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
18th century
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 33.655 cm x 12.065 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
MG*M-12396
catalog number
M-12396
accession number
285854
subject
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
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
American Pharmaceutical Association
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