Refracting Achromatic Telescope

Made:
1798 in Charing Cross
maker:
Jeremiah & Walter Watkins

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refracting achromatic telescope, made by J. and W. Watkins, Charing Cross, London, England, 1798. Said to have been the property of Lord Nelson.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1869-3
Materials:
copper (alloy), glass, leather, mahogany (wood) and wood (unidentified)
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Maitland, W.H.