Marc-Antoine Gaudin (1804-1880) was a French scientist and photographer who developed simple microscopes with rock crystal lenses. This example ofa Gaudin-type magnifier belonged to Richard Halsted Ward (1837-1917), a medical microscopist, or his son, Henry B. Ward, a parasitologist.

Date Made: ca 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

Subject: Science & Scientific Instruments


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Credit Line: Miss Charlotte B. Ward

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.174919.31Catalog Number: 174919.31Accession Number: 174919Catalog Number: M-09746

Object Name: microscope

Measurements: overall: 1 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.54 cm x 3.01625 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0247-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1368102

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