graphic telescope by Cornelius Varley, in mahogany

Made:
1810-1825 in London
maker:
Cornelius Varley

graphic telescope by Cornelius Varley, in mahogany box, London, early 19th century. Originally the property of Cornelius Varley

Details

Category:
Optics
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), bronze (copper, tin alloy), copper (alloy), glass, mahogany (wood), metal (unknown) and textile
Measurements:
case: 100 mm x 340 mm x 85 mm, ,
object: 70 mm x 450 mm x 90 mm, , 2.505kg
Identifier:
1981-75
type:
optical drawing aid - graphic telescope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical drawing aid
credit:
Dame Joan Fleetwood Varley DBE, B.Sc., Hon.D. Univ (Greenwich)