Spyglass hand telescope with brass body and braide

Made:
1762-1800 in London
maker:
Jesse Ramsden

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Spyglass hand telescope with brass body and braided string grip on tube, by Jesse Ramsden, London, England, 1762-1800.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1907-107
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and string
type:
terrestrial telescope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Lecky, John