Microscope

Description
Marc-Antoine Gaudin (1804-1880) was a French scientist and photographic pioneer who developed simple microscopes with rock crystal lenses. This example was owned by Richard Halsted Ward (1837-1917), a noted medical microscopist, or his son, Henry B. Ward, an early parasitologist.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1850
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.54 cm x 3.01625 cm
ID Number
MG*174919.31
catalog number
174919.31
accession number
174919
catalog number
M-09746
Credit Line
Miss Charlotte B. Ward
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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