Terrestrial draw-tube telescope

Made:
1675-1700 in London

Terrestrial draw-tube telescope (9-draw), London maker, with painted vellum tube and rosewood eyepiece and lens mounting, 1675-1700.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1937-602
Materials:
glass, incomplete, rosewood and vellum
Measurements:
overall (closed): 550 x 100 mm
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type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Cambridge Observatory