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dc.creator James W. Queen & Company.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-07T13:52:45Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-07T13:52:45Z
dc.date.created About 1885.
dc.date.issued 2012-02-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2152.3/432
dc.description.abstract This 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.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartof James 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.subject Biology
dc.subject American Firms
dc.subject Microscopy
dc.subject Optics
dc.title 1.053 en_US

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