Small hand Gregorian reflecting telescope, unsigne

Made:
1750

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Small hand Gregorian reflecting telescope, unsigned, with twist focussing of secondary mirror (1750), length 6 7/8ins.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1928-917
Materials:
copper (alloy), glass, leather and speculum (alloy of copper and tin)
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry