Spyglass, 1765

Made:
1751-1775 in England
maker:
Unknown

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Prospect glass (spyglass), shagreen 1-draw tube, lens cap, shutter for eyepiece, unsigned, date about 1765

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1913-286
Materials:
brass, glass, leather, lignum vitae (wood), metal, paper and shagreen
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • monocular
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry