Microscope

Description
This is a small compound monocular with coarse and fine focus, triple nosepiece, square stage, trunnion, and sub-stage mirror. The inscription on the tube reads “Y.C.M. / 100X / 200X / 300X.” The inscription on a paper sticker on the underside of the base reads “MADE IN JAPAN.”
This belonged to Chevalier Q. Jackson (1865-1958), an American physician and laryngologist who did important early work with endoscopy. Dr. Jackson’s granddaughter gave it to the Smithsonian.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
owner
Jackson, Chevalier
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 4.445 cm x 6.0325 cm
Place Made
Japan
ID Number
MG*300428.322
catalog number
300428.322
accession number
300428
subject
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
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
Joan Jackson Bugbee
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