Refracting terrestrial telescope

Made:
1725-1735 in London
maker:
James Mann

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refracting terrestrial telescope by James Mann, London, green shagreen tube, green vellum draw tubes, c.1730.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-812 Pt1
Materials:
cardboard, copper (alloy), fish skin, glass, gold leaf, paint, vellum and wood
type:
terrestrial telescopes
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • component - object
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry