Optical parts of Lassell's telescope

Made:
1840-1850 in Liverpool
maker:
William Lassell

Optical parts of Lassell's telescope:- prism for 9-in reflector in green cardboard box; 3 multiple eyepieces; 5 small eyepieces; speculum for Newtonian finder in tin case 4 eyepices; 4 diaphragms (3 in two tin cases and one in wood case with metal lid)

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1921-819/1
Materials:
metal, wood
type:
metal mirrors
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • prism - optical
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court

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