Item Details

Microscope in Case

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal; Glass (Material); Wood (Plant Material)
Summary
Monocular brass microscope with tweezers stored in a wooden box. The microscope belonged to Edward Anderson Holmes (fils), a student at UVa in 1890. He lived on the Lawn in Pavilion VI with his uncle, George Frederick Holmes, a professor at UVa. The donor is the grand niece of E.A. Holmes. She gave the microscope in honor and memory of E.A. Holmes and G.F. Holmes.
Date Created
1890; circa 1890
Description
17 x 6 x 6.5 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01293
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