Microscope

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Description
This is a heavy brass dissecting microscope with bull’s eye lens, dissecting tools and wooden box. It was used by Dr. Edward Robinson Squibb (1819-1900), an American physician who began manufacturing pharmaceuticals in Brooklyn, and whose firm became E. R. Squibb & Sons.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
19th century
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
case: 8 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 7 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 22.225 cm x 18.415 cm
microscope: 5 in x 6 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
MG.315327.02
catalog number
315327.02
accession number
315327
Credit Line
Adele Squibb Maclay
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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