Sharkskin case for small Gregorian telescope

Made:
c. 1760 in London
maker:
Benjamin Martin

Dark grey sharkskin case for small Gregorian telescope, B. Martin, London, c. 1760

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1918-146 Pt2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), fishskin, textile and wood (unidentified)
type:
instrument case
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • instrument component
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry