Telescope, 4-draw, ivory caps

Telescope, 4-draw, ivory caps

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Telescope, 4-draw, ivory caps
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Telescope, 4-draw, ivory caps, body tube covered in green vellum, stamped in gold, bears Royal Coat of Arms, effective aperture of object glass 5/8 in, 3-lens eyepiece, London, c. 1700.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1928-874
Materials:
ivory, wood, vellum, paper, cardboard, paint, gold leaf and glass
Measurements:
overall (closed): x 295 mm x , 45 mm, .19kg
type:
telescope - terrestrial and telescope - refracting
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry