Microscope

Microscope

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
This is a compound monocular with coarse and fine adjustment, rotating triple nosepiece, large circular stage, inclination joint, sub-stage condenser and iris diaphragm, horseshoe base, and wooden box with extra objectives. The “E. Leitz Wetzlar / No. 141938” inscription on the base indicates a date around 1911.
Ref: Ernst Leitz, Microscopes and Accessory Apparatus (Wetzlar, 1907).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
Other Terms
microscope; Monocular; Compound
date made
ca 1911
maker
Leitz, Ernst
place made
Germany: Hesse, Wetzlar
associated place
United States: Maryland, Edgewater
Physical Description
brown (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
black (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 34.4 cm x 17.5 cm x 19.8 cm; 13 9/16 in x 6 7/8 in x 7 13/16 in
average spatial: 30 cm x 11.5 cm x 15.9 cm; 11 13/16 in x 4 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in
ID Number
MG.M-14737
catalog number
M-14737
accession number
300971
Credit Line
Clyde P. Reeves
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object