Microscope in case with accessories

Object Number: 
1948.483
Date: 
1885-1920
Medium: 
Maple, brass, glass, other metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (microscope): 11 x 6 x 6 1/2 in. (27.9 x 15.2 x 16.5 cm) Case: 14 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 36.2 x 22.2 x 17.
Marks: 
stamped: on brass plate affixed to top of microscope: "PAT. OCT. 3, 1876. / PAT. OCT. 13, 1885."
Description: 
Brass and black enameled metal microscope in rectangular maple case with hinged front door with lock and key and metal handle on top; with various accessories stored in small drawer in proper right top corner of case, and chart with printed instructions tacked to inside of door.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. F. Maurice Newton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group