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dc.creatorJames W. Queen & Company.
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-07T13:52:45Z
dc.date.available2012-02-07T13:52:45Z
dc.date.createdAbout 1885.
dc.date.issued2012-02-07
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152.3/432
dc.description.abstractThis small microscope has a Y-shaped foot and double pillars of cast iron (cast as one piece) and painted black. The curved limb supports the body-tube, which moves by rackwork. The body is fitted with a draw-tube and a double nosepiece (one missing). A rotating mirror is attached to the tailpiece. Signed on the rectangular stage: Jas. W. Queen & Co. Phila. 943.
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofJames W. Queen (1813-1890) established his business in 1853 and sold scientific supplies and instruments. He was the American agent for the R & J Beck microscopes and carried instruments by other makers (Zentmayer, Hartnack, and Nachet) as well. The Acme microscopes were also marketed under the name of Queen.
dc.subjectBiology
dc.subjectAmerican Firms
dc.subjectMicroscopy
dc.subjectOptics
dc.title1.053en_US


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