Small compound monocular with square stage, sub-stage mirror, and unusual rack-and-pinion focus. This was owned by Richard Halsted Ward (1837-1917), a noted medical microscopist, or his son, Henry B. Ward, a pioneering parasitologist.

Date Made: mid 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Science & Scientific Instruments


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Credit Line: Miss Charlotte B. Ward

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-09730Accession Number: 174919Catalog Number: M-09730174919.15

Object Name: microscope

Measurements: overall: 5 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 13.97 cm x 3.175 cm x 5.3975 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3099-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1172351

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