Terrestrial refracting telescope, 3-draw, by John

maker:
J. Dollond & Son

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Terrestrial refracting telescope, 3-draw, by John Dollond and son (Peter), London, c. 1760. Diameter of object glass 7/8 inch. Shagreen tube and vellum draw tube, brass mounts; sliding caps at each end.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-130
Materials:
cardboard, copper (alloy), fish skin, glass, paper (fibre product) and vellum
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry