Microscope

Description:

Simple aquatic microscope with square stage, sub-stage mirror, and four lenses, that fits into and stands on a wooden box lined with velvet. It apparently came from the collection of Francis X. Brezina, a European intellectual.

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Science & Scientific Instruments

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.256202.03.2Accession Number: 256202Catalog Number: 256202.03.2

Object Name: microscopeOther Terms: microscope; Monocular; Simple; Dissecting

Physical Description: casting, machining (overall production method/technique)wood (overall material)brass (overall material)velvet (overall material)glass (overall material)green (overall color)black (overall color)gold (overall color)black (overall color)brown (overall color)Measurements: assembled: 18 cm x 17.2 cm x 13.3 cm; 7 1/16 in x 6 3/4 in x 5 1/4 inaverage spatial: 5.5 cm x 17.2 cm x 13.3 cm; 2 3/16 in x 6 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1039-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1060150

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