Terrestrial refracting telescope, 5-draw; body cov

Made:
1695-1705 in London
maker:
Unknown

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Terrestrial refracting telescope, 5-draw; body covered in grey shagreen, ivory caps and mounts, London, c.1700.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-131
Materials:
cardboard, fish skin, glass, ivory, paper, vellum
Measurements:
overall (closed): x 410 mm x , 57 mm, .45kg
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

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