Number 4 Medium Microscope


Title
Number 4 Medium Microscope
Description
This microscope is based on the original design of Ernst Gundlach, who sold his business to Seibert and Krafft before leaving for the United States. These microscopes were very highly regarded. Walther Flemming used a Seibert No. 4 with a second mirror added to illuminate above and below simultaneously for his studies of mitosis. Hans Christian Gram used this model to develop the Gram stain. Robert Koch used a Seibert microscope for photomicrography. The serial number is 6525.
Date
1891
Original Format
microscopes
Extent
Local Identifier
LL02.48.04.29
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Laupus Library History Collections
Rights
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Michael Roach Jun 02 2018

I am trying to find the magnification and other technical differences between the microscopes that Robert Koch used in his cholera research and the microscopes available to John Snow or his colleagues in the 1850's for their cholera research.

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