Microscope

Description
This is an unusual brass compound monocular that fits into and stands on a wooden box. The tube is supported by two poles, one at either side. Focusing is achieved by moving the stage relative to the optics rather than vice versa. The inside of the box lid is marked “No 66 / hs,” apparently in ink. Compare with 1987.0556.01.2.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
19th century
ID Number
MG*281267.11.2
catalog number
M-12326
accession number
281267
catalog number
281267.11.2
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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