One of two old object glasses of 2 1/4-inch aperture in wood mount by Edward Scarlet

PART OF:
Two old object glasses of 2 1/4-inch aperture by John Reeves and Edward Scarlet respectively
Made:
1705-1743 in London
maker:
Edward Scarlett
One of two old object glasses of  2 1/4-inch aperture in wood

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One of two old object glasses of 2 1/4-inch aperture in wood
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One of two old object glasses of 2 1/4-inch aperture in wood mount by Edward Scarlet, 1705-1743. Presented by George Dollond to the Hartwell Museum, Hartwell House near Aylesbury in December 1859. Thought once to be the property of Sir Samuel Bentham [1757-1831] .

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1918-268/2
Materials:
wood, glass and complete
Measurements:
overall: 10 x 60 mm
type:
components and objective lenses
credit:
Mrs. Philiss D. Lee