Microscope

Description
This is a compound monocular with coarse and fine focus, triple rotating nosepiece, circular rotating stage covered with vulcanite, trunnion, sub-stage mirror, horseshoe base, and wooden box with several eyepieces and objectives. The inscription reads “CARL ZEISS / JENA / Nr. 43049.” “3406” is on the stage.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
ca 1904
maker
Zeiss, Carl
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 32.4 cm x 15 cm x 18 cm; 12 3/4 in x 5 29/32 in x 7 3/32 in
place made
Deutschland: Thüringen, Jena
ID Number
1995.0308.08.02
accession number
1995.0308
catalog number
1995.0308.08.02
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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