Telescope, early 18th century

Telescope, early 18th century, inscribed: "J. Marshall" 4-draw tube covered with fishskin, draw-tubes covered with green vellum, stamped with gilt ornament, horn mounts, silver dust-caps. Length 12 1/4", O.G. aperture 5/8"

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1916-317
Materials:
fish-skin, horn, silver (alloy), vellum and wood (unidentified)
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry