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Description
The inscriptions on the several lenses suggest that this microscope was made in France. The “JAMES W. QUEEN & CO.” paper label in the box identifies the American firm that sold it.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
maker
Queen and Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
brass; glass; metal (microscope material)
wood; textile; metal (case material)
Measurements
case: 14 cm x 46.7 cm x 23.3 cm; 5 1/2 in x 18 3/8 in x 9 3/16 in
ID Number
2009.0116.10
catalog number
2009.0116.10
accession number
2009.0116
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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