Terrestrial telescope by Giuseppe Campani, Rome, c.1680.

Made:
1675-1685 in Rome
maker:
Giuseppe Campani

8-draw terrestrial telescope (Italian) by Giuseppe Campani, c.1680, complete with object lens, three eye lenses and cover for object glass (cover for eyepiece is lacking)

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1937-629
Materials:
box (wood), cardboard, glass, leather and paper
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Cambridge Observatory