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Title Microscope from science classroom of Stevens - Hoboken Academy, Hoboken, in use circa 1920-1975.
Object Name Microscope
Catalog Number 2007.025.0003
Collection Hoboken Schools & School Activities Collection
Credit Gift of Bill and Paula Cantor.
Description 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.
Rack-and-pinion focusing.
Round stage, fixed.
Vernier adjustment
Objectives: 44X and two 10X (both Bausch & Lomb)
Condensor lens, adjustable.
Mirror, adjustable.
Date 1930-1975
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1975
Search Terms Stevens Academy
Hoboken Academy
Caption front view
Imagefile 060\20070250003.JPG
Notes

Classification Schools
Sciences