Small reflecting Gregorian telescope, engraved Tho

Made:
1735-1806 in London
maker:
Thomas Ribright

Small reflecting Gregorian telescope, engraved Thomas Ribright, London Fecit, Brass caps both ends. [by J Ribright, in case - see note]

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1925-140
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), copper (alloy) and glass
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • component - object
  • instrument component
credit:
Stevens's Auction Rooms Ltd.