Accessories for the Newtonian reflecting telescope

Made:
1812 in Slough
maker:
William Herschel

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Accessories consisting of a brass cranks handle and two broken wooden dowels which are thought to be unrelated, plus a single eyepiece and key for the 10-foot Herschel reflector.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1935-5 Pt2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron and wood (unidentified)
type:
reflecting telescopes
credit:
Trustees of Dr. John Radcliffe