|Title||Microscope from science classroom of Stevens - Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, in use circa 1920-1975.|
|Collection||Hoboken Schools & School Activities Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Bill and Paula Cantor.|
Busch Rathenow three objective compound microscope from science classroom of Stevens - Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, in use circa 1930-1975. Date of manufacture (place: Germany) and model not found; serial number 22476. Engraved below serial number: PAL Company, N.Y. Probable date of manufacture, 1920-1930. Black metal, lacquered brass and glass. 12" high (with eyepiece and focusing tube in down position) x 6-2/4" deep x 4-1/2" wide. Integral hand hold for transporting it.
A student microscope originally from the New Jersey Agricultural College Plant Pathology Department (as engraved on the eyepiece and one of the objectives. Presumably sold or donated to the private school.)
Eyepiece, adjustable, 10X.
Round stage, fixed.
Objectives: 44X and two 10X (both Bausch & Lomb)
Condensor lens, adjustable.
|Year Range from||1930|
|Year Range to||1975|