Achromatic prospect glass telescope

Made:
1795-1805 in London
maker:
Peter Dollond

Achromatic prospect glass telescope, gilded brass one-draw tube with ivory covering, by Peter Dollond, London, England, 1795-1805

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1917-40
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, gold plated (gilded) and ivory
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