Pocket spyglass telescope

Made:
1800-1819 in London
maker:
Matthew Berge

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Pocket spyglass telescope with decorated gilted brass tube, by Matthew Berge, London, England, 1800-1819.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1950-52
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and glass
type:
terrestrial telescope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Heaton, W.