Microscope

Microscope

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Description
This is a compound monocular with coarse focus, inverted fine focus control, circular stage, sub-stage mirror, and tri-leg base. It is remarkably similar to the Continental Microscope No. 3 that could be had from E. H. and F. H. Tighe, in Detroit, Michigan, in 1899. It belonged to William F. Meggers (1888-1966), an American physicist from Wisconsin who spent his career at the National Bureau of Standards, specializing in spectroscopy.
Ref: E. H. & F. H. Tighe, [Catalog].
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
microscope
date made
ca 1900
maker
Bausch & Lomb
Bausch & Lomb
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
MG.314637.12618
catalog number
314637.12618
accession number
314637
Credit Line
Edith R. Meggers
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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