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Object ID W.2011.40.1
Name Microscope
Description Small brass field microscope mounted on a wooden box which can hold the detached microscope. The microscope is a 5" high column with a round mirror - 1.5" diameter - attached to the bottom of the column and the lenses attached to the top. The box is 6" x 3" x 2"; has two brass hooks to hold it closed. Inside the box is a pair of tweezers. Inscribed on the column is "R. & J. Beck Philadelphia". Also two handwritten lists of slide indentifications.
Date early 1800's