Item Details


Bausch & Lomb Optical Company
Online; Physical Object
Metal; Glass
This microscope was used by Dr. Andrew D. Hart, University of Virginia Professor of Medicine and the first Director of the university's Student Health Service. It is contained in wooden case. The following text is stamped on a plate affixed to the case: "ARTHUR H. THOMAS CO. LABORATORY APPARATUS PHILADELPHIA". The following text is stamped on the microscope: "ARTHUR H. THOMAS CO. PHILADELPHIA PA. H.L. 28", "55047", "Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.", and "[Pr]ope[rty] Com[mon]wealth of [Virginia]". The following components are included with the microscope: Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. Rochester, NY, 16 mm, 0.25 N.A. 2/3, 4 m.m., 0.65 N.A. 1/8; Includes: eye piece (in microscope), 2 H.L. 7 Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.; eye piece, 1 H.L. 7 Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. The University of Virginia Student Health Service donated the micrscope to the university's health sciences library.
Date Created
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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