Silver-on-Glass Telescope Mirror

Made:
1865-1890 in Hereford
maker:
George Henry With

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Silver-on-glass telescope mirror, 9-inch diameter, by George H. With, Hereford, from Canon Cross's equatorial Newtonian reflecting telescope, 1865-90. Mounted in brass mirror cell with lid, detached from rest of telescope.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1984-578 Pt1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mirror-glass (silvered), paper (fibre product), steel (metal) and teak (wood)
Measurements:
overall (with cover): 190 mm x 230 mm x 230 mm, , 6.35kg
type:
glass mirrors
taxonomy:
  • components