Prospect glass

Made:
1800-1810 in London
maker:
W and S Jones

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Achromatic prospect glass telescope, gilded brass one-draw tube with black ivory covering, by W & S Jones, 30 Holborn, London, England, 1800-1810.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1917-42
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, gold plated (gilded), ivory and wood (unidentified)
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