- Edward Bausch, a son of one of the founders of Bausch & Lomb, made this microscope in 1868 when he was but 14 years old. It is a compound monocular with inclination joint, sub-stage mirror, and Y-shaped base; the original square stage has been broken off.
- Ref: Donald L. Padgitt, A Short History of the Early American Microscopes (London, 1975), pp. 88-89.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- Bausch & Lomb
- place made
- United States: New York, Rochester
- Physical Description
- brass (overall material)
- glass (overall material)
- overall: 8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 in; 20.32 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Bausch & Lomb Optical Company
- Science & Scientific Instruments
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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