Terrestrial achromatic telescope with ten-sided ma

Made:
1760-1769 in London
maker:
John Dollond
and
Benjamin Cole

Terrestrial achromatic telescope with ten-sided mahogany body tube, objective lens engraved 'Dollond, Inuenter, London' on dust cover, and five-lens eyepiece engraved 'Cole. Maker. No.136. Fleet. Street. London.' on barrel

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1996-296
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Trevor Philip and Sons Limited