Refracting terrestrial telescope, 3-draw, 3-lens e

Made:
1700-1705 in London
maker:
James Mann

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Refracting terrestrial telescope, 3-draw, 3-lens eyepiece, by James Mann, London, signed James.MANN/FEC, c.1700. Outer body green vellum, stamped/tooled, wood mounts, object glass cap missing, effective aperture about 1/2 in.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1928-876
Materials:
box (wood), cardboard, copper (alloy), glass, gold leaf, paint, paper, rosewood, vellum and wood
Measurements:
overall (closed): x 260 mm x , 40 mm, .115kg
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry