Ribright's Patent Spyglass and Tools, 1775-1825

Made:
1775-1825 in England

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perspective glass (spyglass), Ribright's patent, silver, also with fitted tools; penknife, probe, scissors, ivory spatula (lacks some items), unsigned, late 18th century/early 19th century

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1911-300
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), felt, ivory, metal, silver, steel and wood
type:
telescope - terrestrial
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:
Court, Thomas Henry