Microscope

Description
This is an example of the Zeiss compound monocular model Ic. It has coarse and fine focus, quadruple nosepiece, large circular mechanical stage, trunnion, and sub-stage diaphragm and condenser that can swing out of the line of sight, black horseshoe base, and wooden box. The inscription on the tube reads “CARL ZEISS / JENA / 43262.” That on the stage reads “Nr. 8729.” It dates from the early years of the twentieth century, and was used at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York.
Ref: Eimer & Amend, Chemical & Physical Apparatus & Assay Goods (New York, 1903), pp. 296-297.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
ca 1905
maker
Zeiss, Carl
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
case: 14 13/16 in x 8 5/16 in x 8 in; 37.62375 cm x 21.11375 cm x 20.32 cm
microscope: 13 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 6 1/8 in; 33.3375 cm x 10.4775 cm x 15.5575 cm
place made
Deutschland: Thüringen, Jena
ID Number
MG*M-09356
catalog number
M-09356
224610.08
accession number
224610
serial number
43262
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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