Sectioned (longitudinal) terrestrial achromatic refracting telescope

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Sectioned (longitudinal) terrestrial achromatic refracting telescope, English, 18th century. Mahogany tube, brass fittings and five-lens eyepiece

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1913-266
Materials:
copper (alloy), glass, mahogany (wood) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (closed): x 775 mm x , 65 mm, .605kg
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry