- This is a compound monocular with rack and pinion for coarse focus, and mechanism on the limb for fine focus, square brass stage, trunion, and V-shaped iron base. The lenses and sub-stage mirror are lost. This resembles the Universal and Household microscopes available from such American dealers as McAllister and Queen in the second half of the nineteenth century.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1850-1900
- Physical Description
- steel; brass; glass (overall material)
- overall: 12 1/2 in; 31.75 cm
- overall: 29 cm x 15 cm x 16 cm; 11 13/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 6 5/16 in
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Science & Scientific Instruments
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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