Galilean hand-held refracting telescope (spy-glass

Made:
1780-1790 in London
maker:
Edward Nairne

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Galilean hand-held refracting telescope (spy-glass), brass, 2-power eye-piece by Edward Nairne, London, England, c. 1785.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-133
Materials:
copper (alloy) and glass
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