Optical Compendium Set, English, 1720

Made:
1715-1725 in England

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Compendium set consisting of hand magnifier, simple microscope, telescope and multiplying glass (lens missing), in ivory mount (unsigned); English, c. 1720.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-91
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and ivory
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry