Microscope

Microscope

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Description
This is a small drum microscope with push-pull focus, and sub-stage mirror in a cylindrical base. This was owned by Richard Halsted Ward (1837-1917), a noted medical microscopist, or his son, Henry B. Ward, a pioneering parasitologist.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
mid 19th century
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 1 7/8 in; 15.24 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
MG.M-09729
accession number
174919
catalog number
M-09729
174919.1
Credit Line
Miss Charlotte B. Ward
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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